Do you have plans for Cinco de Mayo?
Join us to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Latino Icons of American History with the screening of “La Bamba,” the 1987 Ritchie Valens biopic at Fort Mason Flix pop-up movie plaza.
May 5, 5:30 PM @Fort Mason Flix (Fort Mason Center for the Arts and Culture)
Get there at 5 PM to enjoy the performance by Ensambles Ballet Folklórico and giveaways from El Tesoro Tequila. Drive in and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us!
La Bamba is a 1987 American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez. The movie narrates the true story of Ritchie Valens, a young rock and roll singer who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Pacoima, California where he and his family make a meager living working on farms to his rise as a star. The film also focuses on Ritchie's friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob Morales and his relationship with Donna Ludwig, his girlfriend.