June 2015, living archive

Vaginal Davis presents Rising Stars, 
Falling Stars – We Must Have Music!

REDES, 1936

In 1936, Fred Zinnemann and Emilio Gómez Muriel co-directed REDES, the story of a struggle against the exploitation of fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico. The tragic death of a child because of inadequate medical care leads to solidarity between the fishermen and growing resistance against a wholesaler. Paul Strand was the cameraman. Silvestre Revueltes - "the great free spirit of Mexican music" - was commissioned to compose a film score for the first time. The event on June 28 will be hosted by Film expert Vaginal Davis.