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Celebration of National Mexican Cinema Day 2022

The Cultural and Cinematographic Center of the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles and Televisa Foundation invite the media to the opening reception that will be held on August 15 on the occasion of the National Mexican Cinema Day in the facilities of this Consular Representation.


Recently, the Mexican Government declared August 15th as National Mexican Cinema Day. We would love for you to join us in celebrating a week in Los Angeles dedicated to Mexican Actress, Dolores del Río, a most important figure from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema who also lived in this city and is considered the first Latina to reach success in


On Monday, August 15th, an Opening Reception will be held to showcase a photographic exhibition dedicated to Dolores del Río. There will be 20 images of the actress (many of them rare or unseen), carefully selected and curated by Héctor Orozco, an expert of the Mexican Cinema Golden Age. There will be a tour guided by Mario Székely and, minutes

later, the film María Candelaria, starring Dolores del Río and Pedro Armendáriz (Dir. Emilio Fernández, 1943), will be screened. *Mexican snacks will be offered.

You will find the complete calendar of screenings to be held during this week of celebration. Anyone interested in attending should make their reservation in the attached links in the calendar. All screenings are free admission.

What: Reception/opening of the photographic exhibition and film screening.

Who: Marcela Celorio, Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles; a representative of the Televisa Foundation; Andrea Landi, current owner of the residence thatbelonged to Dolores del Río; and Mario Székely, film expert.

When : Monday, August 15th, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Where: Mexico Cultural and Cinematographic Center (CCCM)

August 15th - 5:30pm PDT:

Opening reception of the photographic exhibition dedicated to Dolores Del Rio, a guided tour and screening of María Candelaria (Dir. Emilio Fernández, 1943). *Mexican snacks will be offered.

August 16th - 1:30pm PDT:

The incredible story of the Stone Boy (La increíble historia del niño de piedra) (Directors: Pablo Aldrete, Jaime Romandía, Miguel Bonilla y Miguel Ángel Uriegas,2015)

August 16th - 5:30pm PDT:

Wild Flower (Flor Silvestre)

(Dir. Emilio Fernández, 1943)

August 17th - 12:00pm PDT:


(Dir. Emilio Fernández, 1944)

August  19th - 5:30pm PDT:

The Abandoned (Las abandonadas)

(Dir. Emilio Fernández, 1944)


2401 West 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90057



The use of face coverings (mask) is required at all times while indoors.


There are some public parking lots around the Consulate.

Suggested: Athena Public Parking 611 S Carondelet St. Los Angeles, CA 90057

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