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AFS Essential Cinema: Viva la Revolución: Films of the Mexican Revolution
Cine las Americas, which has been celebrating the bicentennial of Mexico's independence from Spain all year, is teaming up with the Austin Film Society and the Mexican Consulate of Austin for the next AFS Essential Cinema program, Viva la Revolución: Films of the Mexican Revolution. (2010 also marks the centennial of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution. Quite the banner year.) Films screen Tuesdays at the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz (320 E. Sixth). For film descriptions, visit www.austinfilm.org.
Sept. 14: Vamonos con Pancho Villa
Sept. 21: Viva Villa!
Sept. 28: El Compadre Mendoza
Oct. 5: Viva Zapata
Oct. 12: El Prisionero 13