Museum of South Texas Exhibiting Spanish Movies

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 12:07pm

McALLEN - If you're a Spanish cinema buff you've probably spent some time at the Museum of South Texas the past couple of weekends.

The museum continued it's La Epoca De Oro, The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, with it's showing of Angelitos Negros movie on Sunday afternoon. It's a film that broke ground during it's original 1948 release for it's take on race and relationships. Screenwriter Alvaro Rodriguez was on hand to introduce the film saying "A lot of the times they did delve into you know, social and you know issues about race and class and things like that and this movie definitely does those things. Without being preachy, without any of that kinda stuff and it was a very popular film and it's, you know, one of the great things about doing stuff like this is presenting it to an entirely new audience."

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