Screening of “Distinto Amanecer” (1943), part of the “Classical Mexican Cinema Series”

On Thursday, November 7th from 7-9:30 pm, the Ransom Center hosts the “Classical Mexican Cinema Series” held in conjunction with its exhibition “Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945.” In “Distinto Amanecer,” an exemplar of the cabaretera genre, Andrea Palma stars as Julieta, the disaffected wife of a civil servant (Alberto Galán), who helps a former friend (Pedro Armendáriz) as he tries to elude would-be assassins. Directed by Julio Bracho; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 108 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of “The Classical Mexican Cinema,” will introduce. This is a free event at the Harry Ransom Center, 300 W 21st. Street, Austin, Tx 78712. If you have any questions please contact us at or (512)471-8944.
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