Screening & Live Event
Lucha Mexico

Friday, July 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

With directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz and wrestler Jair Soria Reyna (a.k.a. Shocker) in person

Dirs. Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz. 2015, 103 mins. DCP courtesy of Kino Lorber. In Mexico, the fight between good and evil has been waged in wrestling rings every week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle of Lucha Libre. Real life superheroes and villains, these masked wrestlers work tirelessly to entertain their legions of fans. Gaining unprecedented access to all the major Lucha organizations, directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz offer an entertaining, no-holds-barred look at some of the sports top performers, featuring "1000% Guapo" Shocker, Luchador heir Blue Demon Jr, tragic hardcore wrestler El Hijo Del Perro Aguayo, and extreme American bodybuilder Jon "Strongman" Andersen. Lucha Mexico goes behind the mask, on a journey into the heart of Mexico. 

Tickets: $12 (Free for members at the Film Lover and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). 
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Lucha Mexico Trailer