Film anniversaries, the new Cineteca cycle

The Secretary of Culture of San Luis Potosí invites the general public to the cycle “Film Anniversaries” of the Cineteca Alameda de San Luis Potosí, which takes place from July 17 to 23.

The foregoing to commemorate the anniversary of the premiere of emblematic films of the seventh art, and also for the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Alameda Cinema Theater, headquarters of the Alameda Cineteca.

The beginning is with Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins “A Clockwork Orange” by Stanley Kubrick, which this 2021 celebrates the 50th anniversary of its premiere. The performances will be on July 17 at 3:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. In Britain, in the indeterminate future. Alex (Malcolm McDowell) is a very aggressive young man who has two passions: unbridled violence and Beethoven.

He is the leader of the gang of “droogs”, who unleash their wildest instincts by beating, raping and terrorizing the population. When that escalation of terror leads to murder, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Alex is arrested and, in prison, will voluntarily undergo a groundbreaking reeducation experience that aims to drastically nullify any hint of antisocial behavior.

Among the awards he achieved were 4 Oscar nominations in 1971: Best Film, Director, Editing, and Adapted Screenplay. At the Golden Globes: 3 nominations, including best picture – Drama. At the BAFTA Awards: 7 nominations, including Best Film and Best Director in 1972. It is one of Stanley Kubrick’s iconic films.

The cycle is closed by Guillermo Del Toro with his “Pan’s Labyrinth” on the 23rd, which this year celebrates 15 years since its premiere. In 1944, in the Spanish postwar period, Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) and her mother, Carmen (Ariadna Gil), who is pregnant, move to a small town to which Carmen’s new husband, Vidal (Sergi López), has been assigned. a cruel captain of the Francoist army for whom the girl does not feel any affection.

Vidal’s mission is to kill the last members of the Republican resistance who remain hidden in the mountains of the area. In the area live Mercedes (Maribel Verdú), the housekeeper, and the doctor (Álex Angulo) who takes care of Carmen’s delicate state of health.

One night, Ofelia discovers the ruins of a labyrinth, and there she meets a faun (Doug Jones), a strange creature who makes her a surprising revelation: she is actually a princess, the last of her line, and hers the have been waiting for a long time. In order to return to her magical kingdom, the girl must face three tests. The performances will be at 4:10 p.m., 6:15 p.m., and 8:20 p.m.

Other films included in the cycle are “Labyrith” with the performance of David Bowie, which a few weeks ago was the 35th anniversary of its premiere, “Trainspotting” by Danny Boyle, which this year turns 25 and “The others”, a film by Alejando Amenábar that this year turns 20 of its premiere. The general recovery fee is $ 40 pesos and $ 25 for students with a valid ID.

To consult the complete program, with the schedules and technical specifications of each film, you can consult the social networks of the Cineteca Alameda, or the website:

The rescheduling dates of cultural activities in person will be announced through the different spaces that the Ministry of Culture has in San Luis Potosí, such as institutional social networks, the “SLP Culture” App available for Android mobile devices such as iOS, and in information and communication media.

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