Women Pioneer Series: CHAVELA

Watch Trailer Director: Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi
Cast: Pedro Almodóvar, Elena Benarroch

Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas.

Centered around never before-seen interview footage of Chavela shot 20 years before her death in 2012, and guided by the stories in Chavela’s songs, and the myths and tales others have told about her – as well as those she spread about herself – the film weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who dared to dress, speak, sing, and dream her unique life into being.

Free admission is provided by Arts for OHIO.

This event is also sponsored by the Kennedy Lecture Series as part of the Athena Cinema’s Women Pioneer Series.

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Running Time: 93 minutes93 MIN
Not Rated
This Film is Wheelchair Accessible

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