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The Storm that Swept Mexico

The Storm that Swept Mexico

A two hour documentary film of the gripping story of the Mexican revolution of 1910; its causes and its legacy

Thursday, November 18, 2010
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Digital Screening Theater
1422 Melnitz
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The Storm That Swept Mexico tells the story of the Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century. The revolution not only changed the course of Mexican history, transforming economic and political power within the nation, but also profoundly impacted the relationships between Mexico, the U.S. and the rest of the world. Part 1 begins with the overthrow of dictator Porfirio Diaz in 1910 through ten bloody years of armed conflict. Part 2 tells the story of the legacy of the revolution and ends with the 1968 massacre at the Tlatelolco housing project in Mexico City. 

 

TRAILER - The Storm That Swept Mexico from Paradigm Productions on Vimeo.

Special Instructions

A discussion with the director and co-producer, Raymond Telles, will follow

For more information please contact

Gloria Tovar
gtovar@international.ucla.edu

Download File: Stormflyer.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Mexican Studies