Film: Pedro Páramo
August 18, 2016
This allegorical story, based on a son’s search for his father in the chaotic times of the Mexican Revolution and his travel to a literal ghost town, has been called “the biggest Mexican film ever made.” Directed by Carlos Velo; based on the novel by Juan Rulfo, similarly acclaimed by the novelist Jorge Luis Borges as “one of the greatest texts written in any language.” Presented in partnership with Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque and Instituto Cervantes as part of the series “Literatura en el Cine Mexicano.”
1967; Spanish with English subtitles; 110 minutes; not rated.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show