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Tales of Masked Men

2012 documentary by Director/Producer Carlos Avila

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
144 Haines Hall
Chicano Studies Research Center Library

Tales of Masked Men, a new documentary about the colorful, fascinating and mysterious world of lucha libre — Mexican wrestling. Shot in Mexico and the United States and filled with the passion and excitement that defines its subject, the film explores the history of lucha libre and what has made this eighty-year-old phenomenon endure. 

Q&A with Director Carlos Avila will follow the screening.

55 minutes

Watch a clip:

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Cost : Free & Open to the public


Download file: 11-14-12-Tales-of-Masked-Men-d1-nop.pdf

Sponsor(s): Center for Mexican Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center

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