Permanecia Voluntaria – recovered Mexican pop film

There was also a time when people would sit in the aisles so they could dance along with the musical numbers.

A poster for the film Santo v the Evil Brain
“In the beginning, the biggest challenge was the disdain for popular cinema,” says García Besné.

“I’ve heard important people say that these films should have been burned. What I tried to do was put these films in the proper context and explain why they were made and why people wanted to see this kind of cinema.

“It’s about getting people to see things through different eyes. Mexico is a very class-ridden country, and we’re very used to saying, ‘Well, that’s not worth much’, or, ‘That’s just rubbish.’”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/29/archive-reviving-mexican-popular-cinema-permanencia-voluntaria

A poster for La mujer murcielago (The Batwoman)
Permanecia Voluntaria – recovered Mexican pop film

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