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PALM SPRINGS— SIQUEIROS: WALLS OF PASSION—POSTPONED
March 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am$11
Note: This event has been postponed until further notice.
PALM SPRINGS—SIQUEIROS: WALLS OF PASSION captures the story of Mexican visual artist David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896–1974) and the resurrection of his Los Angeles mural América Tropical, located at the birthplace of Los Angeles and later championed by the Chicano movement as a symbol of its oppressed culture. One of the great Mexican artists of the 20th century and one of three great Mexican muralists (with Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco), Siqueiros was a controversy-stirring revolutionary and lifetime activist who lived with theatrical flair and painted on an epic scale Lorena Manríquez is an award-winning independent filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is the recipient of a number of film industry fellowships, including the NALIP Producers Academy, the CPB/PBS Producers Academy, the IFP Rough Cut Lab, and Firelight Documentary Lab. The film is preceeded by ROSEBUD, ALBERTA, a short documentary about a day in the life of a Canadian town of just 86 permanent residents. Rosebud attracts 40 000 theatre-goers each year in a town economically dependent on the arts.
Monday, March 30 at 4 pm Rosebud, Alberta, CANADA, 19min. / Siqueiros: Walls Of Passion, USA, 60min. Buy tickets here.
Tristone Palm Desert 10 Cinemas 72-840 Highway 111 (At the Westfield Shopping Center) Palm Desert, CA
Watch the trailer on Vimeo. This film is supported by a California Documentary Project grant.