Peoria Public Library will continue to show Spanish Language films in April, May and June, with No Eres Tu, Soy Yo on Friday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m., El Mariachi on Friday, May 18 and Ladron que Roba a Ladron on Friday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Main Library in the Auditorium.
No Eres Tu, Soy Yo stars Eugenio Derbez, Martina Garcia, Alejandra Barros and was directed by Alejandro Springall. Rated PG-13 this 2011 film runs 105 minutes.
Javier wishes for one thing in life: be happy with Maria, but soon after the wedding, destiny changes their plans. What would a man put himself through in order to accept the loss of the woman he loves and recover confidence in love again? This film is the story of man immersed in an emotional roller-coaster that takes him from depression to ridicule, to psychoanalysis and to ex girlfriends, only to find true love one more. If Javier could just stop thinking about Maria.
El Mariachi stars Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gome and Reinol Martinez with direction by Robert Rodriquez. Rate R, it was filmed in 1993 and runs 83 minutes. A lone mariachi musician is ushered into the violent underworld of a small Mexican border town
when he is mistaken for a crazed drug dealer. Both wear black and carry a guitar case, although one is loaded with weapons and the other with a guitar. The mariachi falls in love with the beautiful bar owner who takes him in during this Mexican-American action film. The film was the first of what came to be known as the Mexico triology, along with two other Rodriquez films, Desperado and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. El Mariachi was inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry due to its aesthetic, cultural and historical significance
The June selection, Ladron Que Roba A Ladron stars Fernando Colunga, Miguel Varoni, Saul Lisazo, and Ivonne Montero and was directed by Joe Menendez. Rated PG-13 it runs 98 minutes. Two thieves reunite to rob a rich infomercial guru, Moctesuma Valdez, who makes his money selling worthless health products to poor Latino immigrants. When none of their affiliates want to go undercover as workers in Valdezs home the men recruit real immigrants to pull off the heist from within
These events are free and open to the public and will be shown on the library’s state of the art digital projection system on the big screen.