Hola Mexico USA Tour 2018

Hola Mexico 2018

The Hola Mexico Film Festival USA Tour is coming to the Lark Theater! Hola Mexico Film Festival is the largest Mexican film festival outside of Mexico held annually in downtown Los Angeles and this tour showcases the BEST of the best films from Mexican filmmakers. Join us for rare US theatrical screenings of some of Mexico's finest films of 2017-2018.

Sacudete Las Penas

Sacudete Las Penas

Director: Andres Ibañez Diaz Infante
1hr 30min, Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Arturo Barba, Emmanuel Orenday, Fernanda Castillo, Melissa Barrera

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Synopsis: González, an inmate serving a long sentence, tells the story of Pepe Frituras, Mexico City’s most famous dancer, who would lose his freedom during a night out partying, ending up in the Palace of Lecumberri -the country’s most dangerous penitentiary. Through anecdotes filled with music, dances, and romance, González narrates how Pepe became the only convict that managed to escape the prison walls using the power of his imagination.

Sacudete Las Penas

 

Show Times
Fri, Oct 19 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
Sun, Oct 28 11:00am       Buy Tickets
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Lark Member $10
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Los Adioses

Los Adioses (The Eternal Feminine)

Director: Natalia Beristain
1hr 25min
Not Rated -  Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Karina Guidi, Pedro De Tavira, Tessa Ia

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One of the most acclaimed Mexican films of the year! The Eternal Feminine (Los Adioses) is the film one needs to see this year!

Synopsis: Introverted and bright, Rosario Castellano is a university student who is ahead of her time and doesn’t fit the expectations. In the early 1950s in Mexico City, she is fighting to have her voice heard in a society run by men. She is about to become one of the most important female writers in the history of Mexican literature, but her tumultuous love story with Ricardo Guerra will manifest her fragility and contradictions. At the peak of her career and risking her marriage, she will ignite a discussion that will mark a turning point in her life and that of many other Mexican women.

Los Adioses

 

Show Times
Sat, Oct 20 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
Sun, Oct 21 11:00am       Buy Tickets
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Oso Polar

Oso Polar

Director: Marcelo Tobar
1hr 10min
Not Rated -  Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Cristian Magaloni, Harold Torres, Humberto Busto, Verónica Toussaint

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Synopsis: It tells the story of 38-year-old Heriberto, a closeted gay man, who is seeing former classmates for the first time in many years. On a Saturday morning, Heriberto takes two of his elementary school friends, Flor and Trujillo, on a ride across Mexico City to attend a class reunion – which he is dreading. On the road, the three of them reminisce about the good old days until gradually Flor and Trujillo regress to the bullies they once were as kids, and Heriberto is once again confronted with the traumas of his childhood. Now, 25 years later, he must decide whether to strike back or continue to endure their attacks.

Oso Polar

 

Show Times
Sun, Oct 21 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
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General $12
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Camino A Marte

Camino a Marte

Director: Beto Hinojosa
1hr 34min
Not Rated -  Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Camila Sodi, Luis Gerardo Mendez, Tessa Ia

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Synopsis: Emilia, who suffers from a terminal illness, embarks on a trip with her best friend Violeta, not knowing what the future holds. Along the way they meet Mark, who claims to be an extraterrestrial on a mission to destroy planet Earth because he considers humanity to be a virus. The meeting tests the friendship between Emilia and Violeta and will make them doubt everything they believed to be true. Meanwhile, Mark begins to doubt his mission as he falls in love with Emilia.

Oso Polar

 

Show Times
Fri, Oct 26 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
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La Gran Promesa

La Gran Promesa (The Big Promise)

Director: Jorge Ramirez-Suarez
2hrs
Not Rated -  Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Ilithya Manzanilla, Juan Manuel Bernal, Sam Trammell, Sofía Espinosa

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Synopsis: A young man, Sergio de Alba, must—as a last resort—kidnap his own newborn daughter to prevent her custody from falling into the wrong hands. Outrunning the authorities, he sacrifices his citizenship and career by retreating to Europe after leaving his child in the care of his close friends in Mexico. Decades later, he must find a way home—whatever the cost.

La Gran Promesa

 

Show Times
Sat, Oct 27 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
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Vuelven

Vuelven

Director: Issa López
1hr 24min
Not Rated -  Fantasy, Drama
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Cast: Hanssel Casillas, Ianis Guerrero, Paola Lara, Tenoch Huerta

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Hailed by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro as one of the best Mexican films in recent years, Issa Lopez’s dark fantasy is a heartfelt genre film that surpasses all expectations.

Synopsis: A dark fantasy about a young girl granted wishes who wishes for her mother to come back but she is dead – however her ghost begins to follow the girl everywhere and the girl joins a gang of orphaned children to escape but as to survive brutality and violence all around.

Vuelven

 

Show Times
Sun, Oct 28 7:00pm       Buy Tickets
PACKAGE Buy 3 or more tix for $9 each, any show! Buy Tickets
Tickets
General $12
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