Legendary director Emilio “El Indio” Fernández’s classic cabaret melodrama centers on Afro-Caribbean music, showcasing its greatest star, the incandescent Ninón Sevilla. Considered one of the best films of Mexico’s cinematic Golden Age, the film explores the mysterious underworld of postwar Mexico City. Incudes stirring musical numbers by mambo king Damaso Perez Prado and singer Pedro Vargas.
DIRECTOR: Emilio Fernández
CAST: Ninón Sevilla, Tito Junco, Rodolfo Acosta, Rita Montaner
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Communication Arts Building, Mayer Theater