"El General"

07/17/10 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

A daughter's memories of a strongman offer a unique view of the Mexican revolution and its legacy. Natalia Almada is a filmmaker, and her grandmother was the daughter of Plutarco Elias Calles, the President of Mexico from 1924 to 1928. Calles along with Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata and Alvaro Obregon, were considered the leaders of the revolution and the founders of the modern Mexican state. Tune in to hear the weaving of memory and history-the difficulty of finding the man in the historical synopsis.

Almada's film will be shown on Tuesday July 20 at 11 pm on WEDU in Tampa as part of the POV series.

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