SAT DEC 2, 2023 7:30 PM

CASSANDRO / Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN

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Aero Theatre | Q&A with actor Gael García Bernal. Moderated by America Ferrera.

‘Gael García Bernal: An American Cinematheque Tribute’

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ABOUT THE FILMS:

CASSANDRO, 2023, Dir. Roger Ross Williams, 107 Min, Amazon Studios, USA

Saúl Armendáriz (Gael García Bernal), a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso, rises to international stardom after he creates the character Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world but also his own life. Based on a true story. Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams.

FORMAT: DCP

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN, 2001, Dir. Alfonso Cuarón, 106 Min, Mexico

In Spanish with English subtitles. 

In Alfonso Cuarón’s landmark Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN, best friends Tenoch and Julio (Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal), the former a wealthy aristocrat’s son and the latter from a working-class background, take off on a free-wheeling road trip through Mexico. While on the road, they meet and befriend a seductive older woman (Maribel Verdú), who helps the young men learn some valuable things about themselves, while guarding a few secrets of her own.

FORMAT: 35mm