The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center continues its Cine de Oro (Golden Cinema) Series with the February screening of “Allá en el Rancho Grande | Over At The Big Ranch,” on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.
This film introduced one of the most popular genres in Mexican film history, the “comedia ranchera”, a Mexican version of a cowboy musical that incorporated elements of comedy, tragedy, popular music and folklore. The popularity of ALLA EN EL RANCHO GRANDE helped solidify the film industry in Mexico. Directed by Fernando de Fuentes, 1948. Spanish with English Subtitles.
The film series takes place the last Tuesday of each month through May. All films are free and begin at 9:30 a.m.Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin, TX 78701