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  1. 500 Years

    Pamela Yates / Documentary / USA / 2017 / 106 mins
    From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, “500 Years” tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history, through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society.
    500 Years

    Guadalupe Theater
    Saturday, March 4, 2017 4:00 pm Buy Tickets


  2. Brewed in the 210

    Marco Ortega / Documentary / USA
    Brewed in the 210 highlights San Antonio area brewers and local businesses, who have contributed to the growth and revival of handcrafted beer deep in the heart of Texas.
    Brewed in the 210

    Guadalupe Theater
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:00 pm Buy Tickets


  3. Dolores Huerta appears in Dolores by Peter Bratt, an official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. © 2016 Sundance Institute | photo by George Ballis.

    Dolores

    Peter Bratt / Documentary / USA / 2017 / 95 mins
    Documentary on Dolores Huerta, who fought tirelessly alongside Chavez for racial and labor justice and became one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century.
    Opening Night: Dolores

    Friday, February 24, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

    Dolores – Encore Screening

    Guadalupe Theater
    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:00 pm Buy Tickets


  4. Farewell Ferris Wheel

    Jaime Sisley & Miguel “M.I.G.” Martinez / Documentary / USA / 65 mins
    Farewell Ferris Wheel spends six years exploring how the U.S. Carnival industry fights to keep itself alive by legally employing Mexican migrant workers with the controversial H-2B guestworker visa.

    Preceded by: Tempo Rubato

    Farewell Ferris Wheel

    Guadalupe Theater
    Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:00 pm Buy Tickets


  5. The Man Who Saw Too Much

    Tricia Ziff / Documentary / Mexico / 2016 / 89 mins
    This award-winning film follows famed Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides, who spent his life documenting death.
    El hombre que vio demasiado / The Man Who Saw Too Much

    Guadalupe Theater
    Saturday, February 25, 2017 12:00 pm Buy Tickets


  6. Memories of a Penitent Heart

    Cecilia Aldarondo / Documentary / USA / 2016 / 69 mins
    Combining a wealth of recently discovered home movies, video, and written documents with artfully shot contemporary interviews and vérité footage, Memories of a Penitent Heart is a documentary that cracks open a Pandora’s box of unresolved family drama.
    Memories of a Penitent Heart

    Guadalupe Theater
    Thursday, March 2, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


  7. Speaking Tongues

    Kyzza Terrazus / Documentary / Mexico / 2016
    Documentary on the hip hop scene in Mexico.
    Somos Lengua / Speaking Tongues

    Guadalupe Theater
    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 6:00 pm Buy Tickets


  8. Tempestad

    Tatiana Huezo / Documentary / 2016 / 105 mins
    The true and horrifying story of two innocent women snatched up into the byzantine and corrupt Mexican criminal justice system.
    Tempestad

    Guadalupe Theater
    Saturday, February 25, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets