Showing posts from September, 2021

TheArchive Features: The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

TheArchive pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic filmmakers who have positively enriched our culture. Here's some of our film classics from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema and the filmmakers who no doubt influenced their American filmmaker successors. From famed director and “father of cinematic surrealism” Luis Buñuel , Una Mujer Sin Amor , tells the story of a woman who sacrifices her own happiness for her family, but in doing so creates a rift that will take a lifetime to mend.  Romantic drama La Duda , was directed by Alejandro Galindo, one of the most prolific and lauded directors of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. Directed in 1962 by Miguel Delgado, renowned Mexican director of over 140 films, Estoy Casado, Ja Ja is a romantic comedy adventure featuring the story of Ana Maria and Marcelo who meet on a cruise ship and plan to get married on the spot. However, the wedding is postponed under the contingency that the two should get to know more about one another first

Emmy Night from TheArchive

If you haven’t had enough of the Emmys yet, TheArchive has dug deep and pulled out a few of our many Emmy titles. Cedric wasn’t around when most of these shows were nominated, nor was RuPaul or Ted Lasso, but who doesn't love Tom Selleck who hosted in 1984 when Samson and Delilah had an Emmy nom? And guess what? The nominee also styled Selleck’s luscious mane for Magnum P.I. What are the chances? Anyway, please excuse the digression, as we highlight a few Emmy favorites from a bygone era. In  Gun , a star-studded six part series and two time Emmy nominee, the lives of several unrelated characters change dramatically when they encounter the same pearl-handled .45 semiautomatic pistol. The series features appearances from Rosanna Arquette, James Gandolfini, Daryl Hannah, Kirstin Dunst, Martin Sheen, and Carrie Fisher. Six time Emmy nominee and winner Then There Were Giants explores the dramatic rivalry, friendship and competition between the great Allied wartime leaders: Franklin

9/11: Stories of Loss and Redemption

  On the 20th anniversary of 9/11 we remember, we honor, and we continue to mourn. We mourn the lives and the innocence lost. Today we spotlight stories that came as a result of this unforgettable time in our history - stories that explore loss and redemption and healing in the wake of 9/11.  First is the  THE REST OF US .  Directed by Dr. Linda G. Mills, artist, author, scholar and Executive Director of NYU's Center on Violence and Recovery,   THE REST OF US   chronicles student resilience in the face of a mental health crisis on the campus of Blair University. Set in the Fall of 2001, a diverse group of college students spring into action when confronted by the reality of a suicide.  The film follows Amy (Amanda Debraux), an introverted engineering student whose resistance, and resilience, inspires those who are left behind -- the rest of us.  The Broken Ones is based based on a true story from writer Cece King, and follows the story of one woman’s struggle to cope with the loss