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The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema | Maria Candelaria (1943)

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Join us at Main Plaza to kick off the summer season with some outdoor movies!

The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema spanned three decades and produced comedies, romances, and dramas. We will play “Maria Candelaria” (1943) on May 8th. See an IMDB summary below:

In Xochimilco 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael long for getting married but the odds are against them. María Candelaria is segregated for being a prostitute’s child and the couple faces the greed of Mr. Damian, the town’s shop owner who secretly desires María. When María falls sick with Malaria, Lorenzo Rafael steals a quinine bottle from Damian’s shop, unleashing tragedy for the lovers.

We welcome you to bring the whole family with chairs and snacks!


May 8
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Main Plaza
115 N Main Ave,
San Antonio, tx 78205 United States
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