“Tales of Masked Men” documentary about Mexican wrestling is currently showing on PBS

Masked 2Tales of Masked Men is showing on PBS, at film festivals, and is available for download and on DVD.  Director Carlos Avila goes behind the mask to reveal the mysterious and colorful world of Lucha Libre!

Tales of Masked Men, a new documentary about the colorful, fascinating and mysterious world of lucha libre — Mexican wrestling — is currently showing on PBS, and at film festivals, and is available for download and on DVD. Shot in Mexico and the United States and filled with the passion and excitement that defines its subject, the film explores the history of lucha libre and what has made this eighty-year-old phenomenon endure. The film is directed by award-winning director Carlos Avila and is co-produced and edited by Thom Calderón.

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