Documentary: Juan Rulfo, Palabras Que Saben a Vida (Juan Rulfo: Words that Taste of Life)

LOS ANGELES-- The National Autonomous University of Mexico in Los Angeles (UNAM-LA) invites the public to a screening of the documentary PALABRAS QUE SABEN A VIDA (Words that Taste of Life) by acclaimed director Juan Carlos Rulfo. The film portrays the places, happenings, and people that inspired the writer. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the public.

The Homage to Juan Rulfo. 100 Years of his Birth is part of MXLA2017: The Year of Mexico in Los Angeles. The National Autonomous University of Mexico in Los Angeles (UNAM-LA) joins the activities of the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles in this effort to strengthen the bonds between the Mexican community and the diverse cultures that live in this city. UNAM-LA is represents Mexico’s leading higher education institution in Los Angeles and has the mission to foster educational, scientific, and cultural exchange between Mexico and the United States.

Friday, June 16, 2017, 6:30 pm
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Admission is free and open to the public, but RSVP is encouraged due to limited seating. To RSVP, please visit UNAM LA’s website at unamla.org/events. The documentary will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles. 

LA Plaza sits within convenient walking distance to Union Station and a variety of public transportation options. Ample parking is available in public lots in the surrounding area. Parking rates vary. LA Plaza is fully accessible.

For more information, go to unamla.org/events or contact Ines Familiar, Assistant to the Director, (213) 627-3930, ifamiliar@unamla.org.

MXLA2017: YEAR OF MEXICO IN LOS ANGELES is a Humanities for All Quick Grant funded project. To learn more about California Humanities grants program visit our website.

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