Essential Cinema: Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Latin Cinematic Imagination

THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL

Directed by Luis Buñuel

Mexico, 1962, 1h 35min, DCP, In Spanish with English Subtitles

Essential Cinema  Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Latin Cinematic Imagination

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Wed, Apr 8

Pricing

General Public
$11.25 evening / $9 matinee

$3 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere.

Buñuel’s film attacking the Mexican bourgeoisie presents the anti-colonialist themes that Márquez would later explore. Buñuel’s skill with visual metaphor finds reflection in Márquez’s signature magical realism.

REVIEWS

This unclassifiable creation must count as one of the most twisted stunts ever mounted for the screen.” – Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine

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