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In conjunction with the exhibition The Arts in Latin America: 1492:1820, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be screening a series of selected classics of Latin American cinema this weekend. Best of all, thanks to a generous grant from the Getty Foundation, all of these screenings are 100% FREE! Make the trip to the LACMA this weekend and enjoy films rarely seen on the big screen in this country. Two of the screenings will feature interviews and an audience Q&A with the filmmakers. Check the complete schedule below for all the details.

The Violin

August 24 | 7:00 pm

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An itinerant musician to the naked eye but secretly a campesino revolutionary, the dignified Don Plutarco is faced with government forces occupying his land and turns to his violin for a solution. This poetic and stark debut film from Francisco Vargas won a best actor prize at Cannes.

Special Guest: Gerardo Taracena