Friday, July 15 - Saturday, July 16, 2016
Directors Ian Markiewicz & Alex Hammond, plus wrestler Shocker in person for intros Fri & Sat!
In Mexico, the fight between good and evil has been waged every week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle of Lucha Libre. Real life superheroes and villains, these masked wrestlers work tirelessly to entertain their legions of fans. Gaining unprecedented access to all the major Lucha organizations, directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz offer an entertaining, no holds barred look at some of the sports top performers, featuring “1000% Guapo” Shocker, Luchador heir Blue Demon Jr, tragic hardcore wrestler El Hijo Del Perro Aguayo, and extreme American bodybuilder Jon “Strongman” Andersen. LUCHA MEXICO goes behind the mask, on a journey into the heart of Mexico.
Official Selection: DOC NYC
- Country USA
- Language English and Spanish with English subtitles
- Year 2015
- Running Time 103 minutes
- Website http://www.kinolorber.com/
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