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    Join us for the monthly CineClub México screening presented as an international collaboration between Cineteca Nacional, Cine Las Americas, and We Luv Video. Attend this bilingual event online or in person at We Luv Video!

    ALUCARDA (ALUCARDA, LA HIJA DE LAS TINIEBLAS)
    A film by Juan López Moctezuma
    Mexico, 1977
    Horror, 78 min
    Spanish with English subtitles

    After the death of her parents, a young girl arrives at a 19th century convent and brings a sinister presence with her. Is it her enigmatic new friend, Alucarda, who is to blame? Or is there a satanic force at work?

    The film has been noted by film scholars for its themes regarding national tradition versus modernity, as well as the tensions between science and religion. Because of its depiction of nuns in emotionally-heightened, supernatural situations, the film has been associated with the nunsploitation genre.

    Conversation with the lead actress Tina Romero will follow the screening!

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