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“Truly Texas Mexican” A Virtual Event for MFAH Members


Truly Texas Mexican

A Roundtable with Chef Adán Medrano about His New Film

Food! Texas! Travel! Join us for an online conversation about Truly Texas Mexican, a new documentary that traces the indigenous food heritage of the Texas–Mexico borderlands. MFAH Films curator Marian Luntz hosts this members-only roundtable with award-winning chef and filmmaker Adán Medrano. They discuss Mexican cuisine in Texas and the art of moviemaking with author Oscar Cásares and the film’s producer, Virginia Díaz.

Live via Zoom
Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 3 p.m. Central Time
• MFAH members may register for free. Not a member? Join today!

Chef Medrano is also sharing one of his recipes exclusively with MFAH members.
Ancho Chile Meatballs / Albóndigas de Chile Ancho

About the Film
Truly Texas Mexican has already received praise from critics and won awards at film festivals. Now streaming via Amazon, Apple TV, and Google TV, the film is also scheduled to air on Houston Public Media/Channel 8.


Virtual Learning & Interpretation programs are generously underwritten by the Jerold B. Katz Foundation.

Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris and the Vaughn Foundation. Generous funding is provided by Nina and Michael Zilkha; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Lois Chiles Foundation; ILEX Foundation; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and The Foundation for Independent Media Arts.