CHAVELA

Viewer discretion advised; not recommended for minors. / No apta para menores.

Directed by

Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi

93 minutes

México, 2017

English and Spanish w/ English subtitles

Chavela is the captivating portrait of beloved singer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of popular Ranchera songs made her a beloved figure in Mexico, even as her androgynous appearance and unconventional life challenged norms of the day. After disappearing from the public eye for decades, Chavela makes a triumphant return to the stage, earning her a new level of international fame late in life.

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