The Mexican Film Festival to Show Movies During Spring Semester

The School of Arts and Sciences presents The Mexican Film Festival during spring semester. Two classic films of Mexican cinema will be screened for free at 7 p.m. in the Miller/Moore Academic Center, room 342. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles.

Mar. 24 “El Rebelde”

When his father is murdered, a young rebel (Jorge Negrete) vows revenge against society. Intending to get even with the wealthy rancher responsible for his father's death, Negrete poses as the music teacher to the rancher's pretty daughter Maria Elena Marques. Falling in love with the girl, our hero decides to mend his ways, but is still obliged to kidnap the heroine before her father will consent to their marriage.

Apr. 21 “El Santo En El Museo De Cera”

El Santo, the masked Mexican wrestler, investigates a series of kidnappings. He discovers that the mysterious Doctor Caroll is using the victims as part of his experiments to develop an army of monsters. Will El Santo’s wrestling prevail in the end?

For more information, contact Scott Devries at 574.257.2544 or visit www.BethelCollege.edu/mexicanfilmfestival.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.