U.S. Theatrical and iTunes Release of LUCHA MEXICO


(Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz, USA, 2015, 103 min. In Spanish and English with English subtitles)

In Mexico, the fight between good and evil has been waged every week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle of Lucha Libre. Real life superheroes and villains, these masked wrestlers work tirelessly to entertain their legions of fans. Gaining unprecedented access to all the major Lucha organizations, directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz offer an entertaining, no holds barred look at some of the sports top performers, featuring "1000% Guapo" Shocker, Luchador heir Blue Demon Jr, tragic hardcore wrestler El Hijo Del Perro Aguayo, and extreme American bodybuilder Jon "Strongman" Andersen. Lucha Mexico goes behind the mask, on a journey into the heart of Mexico.

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Theatrical Engagements and Playdates:
Albuquerque, NM: Guild Cinema, July 15 – 18
Astoria, NY: Museum of the Moving Image, July 15
Aurora, CO: Cinema Latino de Aurora, Opens July 15
Boulder, CO: Boedecker Theater, July 15
Brooklyn, NY: Nitehawk Cinema, Opens July 15
Buena Park, CA: Krikorian Buena Park Metroplex 18, Opens July 15
Chicago, IL: Gene Siskel Film Center, Opens July 15
Cleveland, OH: Capitol Theater, Opens July 22
Dallas, TX: Texas Theatre, Opens July 15
Detroit, MI: Cinema Detroit, Opens July 15
El Paso, TX: Alamo Drafthouse El Paso, Opens July 15
Fort Worth, TX: La Gran Plaza, Cineamerica, Opens July 15
Houston, TX: Alamo Vintage Park, Opens July 15
Lincoln, NE: Mary Riepma Ross Film Theatre, Opens July 15
Louisville, KY:  Speed Art Museum, Opens July 15
Lubbock TX: Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock, Opens July 15
New Orleans, LA: Zeitgeist Arts Center, Opens July 15
New York, NY:  IFC Center, July 15 and 16
Paramount, CA: Bianchi Theatres, Opens July 15
Pasadena, CA: Laemmle Playhouse 7, Opens July 15
Phoenix, AZ: Cinema Latino de Phoenix, Opens July 15
Phoenix, AZ: Film Bar, July 15 and 17
Portland, OR: Hollywood Theatre, July 22
San Diego, CA: Media Arts Center San Diego / Digital Gym, Opens July 15
San Rafael, CA: Rafael Film Center, July 17
Santa Ana, CA: Frida Cinema, Opens July 15
Santa Fe, NM: The Screen, Opens July 15
Seattle, WA: Grand Illusion Cinema, Opens July 15
Van Nuys, CA: Regency Plant 16, Opens July 15