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Thursday, August 21, 2008, 7:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

One of the most popular Mexican films ever made, the cult sensation Aventurera is a famous example of cabaretera, a curious film noir and musical hybrid wildly popular in Mexico in the 1940s and 1950s. Starring Ninón Sevilla, whom Variety called "a cross between Rita Hayworth and Carmen Miranda," the film follows the melodramatic rise and fall of a popular nightclub star with a dark past.

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Alberto Gout, 1949, 101 min.