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Cine Club – Un exilio: película familiar

Opens on June 21

Director: Juan Francisco Urrusti Run Time: 124 min. Release Year: 2017 Language: Spanish w/ English subtitles

Starring: Felisa Sanz Antón, José de la Colina, Juan Urrusti Sanz, Lucinda Urrusti Sanz, Rafael Urrusti Zuazua

This screening is part of a series of contemporary Mexican films, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego and made possible by Hyundai. Esta presentación es parte de una serie de cine mexicano contemporáneo, en colaboración con el Consulado General de México en San Diego y apoyada por Hyundai.


The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) left more than a million dead and over 500 thousand refugees, of which some 20 thousand are taken in by Mexico. Among them were the filmmaker’s grandparents, parents, aunt, and some of their friends. A tragedy of epic dimensions that turned into the eventful stories of survival and assimilation by the subjects, recalling their experiences and revealing the shared history between Mexico and Spain in the 20th century and beyond.  


Wednesday, June 21, 2023: 7:00 A Zoom Q&A with filmmaker Juan Francisco Urrusti will follow this screening. 

 Ticket Prices: FREE Screening. RSVP Required. Seating is not guaranteed. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the screening time to secure a seat. Ticket required. 


This screening is possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Hyundai / Esta función es posible gracias al generoso patrocinio de Hyundai


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