The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center is dedicated to the preservation and creation of Mexican American cultural arts and heritage by providing a resource for the community to learn about Latino culture through programs presented at the center which include visual art, theater, dance, literature, music, multi-media and film.
Regarded as the best film era in Mexico, the center presents Algo Flota Sobre el Agua (Something Floats on the Water) as part of their series Cine de Oro. Directed by Alfredo B Crevenna, the romantic drama narrates the story of Azalea, a beautiful woman who decides drowns herself. Her attempted suicide fails as a fisherman and his family rescues her. Attracted to her irresistible beauty, the fisherman starts falling in love with her causing the once peaceful and happy family problems as his wife begins to hate the new comer and the fisherman wants to rid himself of his family.
The film screens twice tomorrow for free. The first screening is reserved for seniors at 9:30 a.m. and the other is open to the public at 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican American Cultural Center located at 600 River St.
Watch a scene from the movie below: