Mexican Film Series: Pueblerina / Paloma

As part of the celebrations of the Bicentennial of the beginning of Mexico's fight for Independence and the Centennial of the Revolution, Cine+Mas SF, the Consulate General of Mexico in San Jose, the San Jose Public Library, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, the Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University and National Hispanic University Present the series “Mexico In Film- !Vive el Cine Mexicano!” which includes the most important and influential films of Mexican film including films from the Mexican Golden Age of Cinema.

Bolivar House is screening a series of four films from Mexico's Golden Age of Cinema, on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm beginning April 13th.

May 4:

Pueblerina / Paloma

Directed by Emilio Fernandez & Gabriel Figueroa, 1948

In Spanish with English subtitles.

Drama/Romance, 105 mins.

Aurelio returns after serving time in prison to avenge the assault of his love, Paloma. Paloma lives in the outskirts of town with her son, product of that attack. Aurelio wants to marry Paloma and forget the past only to have Paloma's attacker come back for more trouble. Stars Columba Dominguez and Roberto Canedo.

Aurelio vuelve después de estar encarcelado para vengar la violación de su amor, Paloma. Paloma vive en las afueras del pueblo con su hijo, el producto de esa violación. Aurelio quiere casarse con Paloma y olvidar el pasado pero se viene el atacante de Paloma para causar más problemas. Protagonizada por Columba Dominguez y Roberto Canedo.

All film screenings are free and open to the public. For film notes and schedule of screenings at other Bay Area venues, visit website

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Date and Time:
 Tuesday, May 4, 2010.  4:30 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.5 hour(s).
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row  [Map]
General Public
Center for Latin American Studies
free & open to the public
Last Modified:
April 28, 2010