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Thanks to our friends at Pantelion Films, we are happy to share with you this exclusive clip for Hecho en Mexico. The clip touches on the cultural and religious impact of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico. Needless to say, it's no surprise that Mexico holds the second largest Catholic population in the world, after Brazil, with over 92 million practicing Catholics.
"You cannot understand Mexico without the Virgin of Guadalupe."
From the official synopsis - Director, Duncan Bridgeman weaves a beautiful and rhythmic cinematic tapestry composed of original songs, conversations, reflections, wisdom and humor featuring many of the greatest performers and sharpest minds of Mexico today. The film showcases the richness of Mexican music both young and old, from traditional music to pop rock, and rap blended with interviews and songs of some of the most popular artists of Latin America such as Alejandro Fernández, Diego Luna, Calle 13, Lila Downs , Los Tucanes de Tijuana, and many more leading personalities. The result is an inspiring and often funny musical road trip through the modern day "Mexicanity", which resonates globally.
Giveaway: Hecho en Mexico Los Angeles Premiere
Calling out all Angelenos--we have five pairs of tickets to give away to a private screening of the documentary Hecho en Mexico on Tuesday, November 27 at 8 p.m. The film showcases the richness of Mexican music, from traditional to pop rock and rap blended with interviews from Diego Luna, Lila Downs and many more leading personalities.
Notable guests that might be in attendance include Diego Luna, Kinky, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Amandititita and many more.
To enter, simply post a comment to this blog post [one comment per entrant, must be 18 or older, U.S. residents only] with your answer to the following question: Who is your favorite Mexican actor/actress? Enter one comment between now and 11:59 p.m. PST on Friday, November 23, 2012, and we'll randomly select five lucky winners on November 26. We will contact each winner and provide screening information at that time. Tickets will be left at will call. Good luck!
The film hits theaters Friday, November 30th. Here's are a list of participating theaters.