October 13, 2017
Screening of “María Candelaria” (1943), part of the “Classical Mexican Cinema Series”
On Thursday, November 9, from 7:00PM-9:30PM the Ransom Center hosts the “Classical Mexican Cinema Series” held in conjunction with its exhibition “Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945.”
Dolores del Rio and Pedro Armendáriz star in the drama “María Candelaria,” a story of prejudice and romantic tragedy on the eve of the Mexican Revolution. “María Candelaria” won both the Grand Prix and Best Cinematography at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946.Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 102 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 any questions arise please contact the Harry Ransom Center at (512)471-8944 or www.hrc.utexas.edu. Event details at https://budurl.me/qq5jz. Sign up for text reminders for Ransom Center events by texting ransomcenter to 555888.