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Elements of Cinema: Real Women Have Curves

Opens on November 28

Director: Patricia Cardoso Run Time: 86 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 2002

Starring: America Ferrera, Brian Sites, George Lopez, Ingrid Oliu, Lupe Ontiveros

Presented by The Brattle, The American Repertory Theatre, and CineFest Latino

A.R.T. cast member Sandra Valls will introduce the film, and playwright Lisa Loomer will speak afterward.

In celebration of the A.R.T.’s upcoming musical adaptation of Real Women Have Curves (opening Dec 6!), we are excited to team up to show the original 2002 film as part of our free Elements of Cinema series. In this charming coming-of-age tale, Ana (the remarkable America Ferrera in her feature debut) is a Mexican-American teenager in East L.A. who faces a decision whether to pursue her dream of going to college or bow to her domineering mother’s expectations about family and career.

6:00pm | Free Screening and Discussion, no ticket required

Admission to this screening is free and first-come, first-served beginning at 5:30pm on the day of the show. No tickets are available in advance for this screening.


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