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MFA Cinema Series: Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez

Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez (2015) A film by Justin Webster 90 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles. Courtesy of Icarus Films.

Synopsis (pulled from online source):  A law-school dropout and political journalist who grew up in the poverty and violence of northern Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez became the writer of globally celebrated, critically-acclaimed books including Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Known as “Gabo” to all of Latin America, Gabriel García Márquez’s sensual, “magical” sensibility leads him to the forefront of the political struggles of the 1970s and 1980s—including a pivotal and previously unknown role in negotiations between Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American President Bill Clinton—and into the hearts of readers across the world.

Free with MFA admission. Complimentary snacks available.

Photo Courtesy of Icarus Films.

A program of the MFA sponsored by

Event Details

January 12, 2017

6–8 pm

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Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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