San Francisco Latino American Film Festival | SF
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San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Submitted by the Event Organizer
The San Francisco Public Library has partnered with Cine+Mas and the San Francisco Latino Film Festival to present a special series examining the women of the golden era who made significant contributions to the silver screen. Join in at the Koret Auditorium for one-day series featuring the films below.
Doña Diabla/Lady Devil (1950) – 12 PM
Golden era screen legend Maria Felix plays Doña Diabla/Lady Devil in a cinematically stunning vision of upper crust 1940’s Mexican society.
High Noon – Golden Globes Spotlight (1952) – 2 PM
Golden era star Katy Jurado’s steely seductress performance earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture–the first Latina to ever win one.
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost – 75th Anniversary Spotlight (1942) – 3:30 PM
Mexican Spitfire is an 8 film series from RKO Pictures made between 1940 and 1943 starring Lupe Vélez and Leon Errol including Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost about a haunted house, but the “ghosts” are actually enemy spy agents who are trying to frighten away visitors in order to develop a nitroglycerin bomb.
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