Calendar for Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950
Week starting Friday, July 28, 2017
The Other Woman finds genre director Roberto Gavaldón telling a dark crime story of passion and death. Magdalena kills her wealthy twin sister and assumes the woman’s identity, unaware that the sibling’s life had been far from irreproachable.
Members Tour “Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950”–Law Building
This one-hour, docent-led tour for MFAH members explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950.
A faithful portrayal of Mexico City’s corrupt underworld, The Night Falls is an intense and ironic melodrama influenced by the director’s most beloved style: the Hollywood film noir.
The Pearl (La perla)–
A fisherman’s life changes forever when he discovers an enormous pearl at the bottom of the sea. In a cruel twist of fate, the valuable find turns out to be more of a curse than a godsend. The story is based on a novella by John Steinbeck, who also cowrote the screenplay.
Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950–Law Building
This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 and encourages visitors to discuss the artwork together.