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La Hora Fria: Classic Mexican Horror @ the MACC

Don't wait for Halloween! Start the spookfest at the MACC with classic Mexican horror films for free. "Taking cues from Hollywood and from gothic literature, the horror films of Mexican filmmakers such as Abel Salazar, Fernando Méndez, and Rafael Baledón, recreated classics of the genre in a unique Mexican context, offering new interpretations of classic characters like Dracula, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and the Werewolf, and incorporating Mexican folk tales like "La Llorona.'" INFO: -October 21 to November 6 -All screenings at the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), located at 600 River St. -All films in Spanish with English Subtitles -All films are FREE FILMS & DATES: *TODAY*Wednesday, October 21, 8PM El grito de la muerte / The Living Coffin Dir: Fernando Méndez 1958, Cast: Gastón Santos, María Duval, Quintín Bulnes, Pedro de Aguillón, Carlos Ancira Thursday, October 22, 8PM Misterios de ultratumba / The Black Pit of Dr. M Dir: Fernando Méndez 1958, Cast: Rafael Bertrand, Gastón Santos, Mapita Cortés, Carlos Ancira, Carolina Barret Thursday, October 29, 8 PM El hombre y el monstruo / The Man and the Monster Dir: Rafael Baledón 1958, Cast: Enrique Rambal, Abel Salazar, Martha Roth, Ofelia Guilmáin, Laura Baledón Friday, October 30, 8PM El vampiro / The Vampire Dir: Fernando Méndez 1957, Cast: Abel Salazar, Ariadne Welter, Carmen Montejo, Germán Robles Wednesday, November 4, 8PM El ataúd del vampiro / The Vampire's Coffin Dir: Fernando Méndez 1957, Cast: Abel Salazar, Ariadne Welter, Germán Robles, Yerye Beirute, Alicia Montoya Friday, November 6, 8PM La maldición de la llorona / The Curse of the Crying Woman Dir: Rafael Baledón 1961, Cast: Rosita Arenas, Abel Salazar, Rita Macedo, Carlos López, Enrique Lucero

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