This month, Cinescopio launches us into the world of a mad scientist and his incredible MONSTERS in this wonderful 1969 movie!
Santo and Blue Demon vs. the Monsters
is a classic film filled with an opening 8-minute wrestling match, high octane fight sequences and a line-up of our very favorite movie-land monsters: the Vampire, Frankenstein, the Wolf-Man, the Mummy, voluptuous Vampire Women, Cyclops and more! Will Santo and Blue Demon save the world from mad scientist Bruno Halder’s master plan to conquer the world and reign terror? Join us and find out!
Lucha Libre Wrestlers
Take pictures with Portland’s very own Luchadores from 6:30pm-7:00pm. All pictures may be seen at Facebook.com/fusionarte.colectivo
Lucha Libre Fashion Show
On this spectacular night, Portland’s very own Wrestling Church collaborates with Cinescopio to present a pre-show fashion show to be judged by audience applause and monster noise! Wear your mask, your fanciest get-up and strut your stuff! Fun prizes include tickets to Hollywood Theatre and Milagro and gift certificates to La Bonita Restaurant.
CINESCOPIO is a new original film series produced by Fusionarte in partnership with the Hollywood Theatre. Devoted to screening Latin American classic cinema from the Golden Era of Film, Cinescopio is a three month winter festival that screens every third Thursday in January, February and March at 7pm.
For their inaugural season, Cinescopio will explore the world of Lucha Libre (Masked Wrestlers) through film, curated panel discussions with special appearances by luchadores and luchadoras (male and female masked wrestlers) from Oregon. Films are in Spanish with English subtitles.
Fusionarte is an organization committed to promoting Latin American arts and culture through educational programming and cultural events. Fusionarte has three programs: Fusionarte Radio—a KBOO Spanish language radio show devoted to arts and culture and music (90.7Fm); Cinescopio—Latin American Classic Cinema film series at the Hollywood Theatre; and Fusionarte Youth Leadership Program—a program designed to teach leadership skills through arts education to Latino youth. To connect with Fusionarte visit their blog or contact Joaquin Lopez at 503-997-2275.