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LOS ANGELES– Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (2001)
October 2, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES– Screening of 35mm Academy print. 106 minutes. Panelists to be announced.
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Produced by Jorge Vergara, Alfonso Cuarón. Screenplay by Carlos Cuarón, Alfonso Cuarón.
Cast: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maria Aura, Diana Bracho, Emilio Echevarría, Verónica Langer.
Alfonso Cuarón received his first Academy Award nomination (for Original Screenplay) for Y Tu Mamá También, which follows Julio Zapata (Gael García Bernal) and Tenoch Iturbide (Diego Luna), two hormone and drug-addled teens as they embark on a life-changing road trip with 28-year-old Luisa Cortes (Maribel Verdú). Tenoch and Julio, who come from Mexico City’s upper and middle class, are polar opposites to the oppressed, long-suffering protagonists typical to many earlier Mexican movies. Through these characters and their energetic, honest portrayal, Cuarón tapped into a new cinematic moment reflective of the new political order and nationalism in Mexico.
From Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture in Los Angeles 1967-2017 is a series of film screenings and filmmaker conversations, film restorations, online content, educational initiatives, and a publication exploring the shared influences of Latino and Latin American filmmakers and the work they created or presented in Los Angeles during the past half-century. This series is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is the latest collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California.
This project was supported in part by California Humanities’ Humanities for All Project Grant. To learn more about Humanities for All Project Grants, please visit our webpage here.