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Narco-Political Violence

By David Johanssen


Mussing 43

What happened to the 43 students who went missing in Southern Mexico in September of last year? According to official reports, they stole several buses to protest a conference led by a mayor’s wife. The local police handed them over to the local crime syndicate, who may have killed them. But if you think you know what this is all about, think again; Mexico’s secrets go far beyond the explosive story of the 43 missing students. Join us for a documentary and discussion of this narco-political violence Tuesday, March 3, at 5pm, as we present The Missing 43. This documentary explores the tragedy and controversy surrounding the disappearance of the young men. 50 pesos.

Live Concert
Frans Bloem, Paris cabaret
Fri, Feb 27, 7:30pm
140 pesos

Documentary and Discussion
The Missing 43
Tue, Mar 3, 5pm
50 pesos

Documentary and Discussion
The Yogis of Tibet
Wed, Mar 4, 3pm
50 pesos

Mark Twain Tonight!
Fri, Mar 6, 7pm
100 pesos (Champagne Cinema)

Sat, Mar 7, 7pm
100 pesos (Champagne Cinema)

All in:
Shelter Theater
Vicente Guerrero 4
154 7524

Friday, February 27, at 7:30pm, Shelter Theater presents “Stories of Life” by New York award-winning cabaret performer and recording artist, Frans Bloem, who sings the French torch songs of his personal friend, Charles Aznavour. 140 pesos, benefits AIDS research and Colectivo 41.

Wednesday, March 4, at 3pm, join us for a documentary and discussion on the Yogis of Tibet. When the first expeditions of westerners entered the forbidden land of Tibet, they brought back images that provoked fantastic tales: a land governed by a philosophy of compassion and non-violence, free from hardship or strife. 50 pesos.

Friday, March 6, at 7pm join us for Champagne Cinema and a presentation of Hal Holbrook’s classic one man show from 1967 “Mark Twain Tonight!” Recreating the one-man show he starred in on Broadway, Holbrook portrays Mark Twain as he skewers politicians, newspapermen, and so-called patriots in this 90-minute monologue. 100 pesos.

Saturday, March 7, at 7pm, Shelter presents X-Rated. A tasteful, sensuous review of how the sexual revolution found its way into cinema. Get naughty, have fun! Join us for a complimentary glass of bubbly and a modest look back at the best of American adult cinema. 100 pesos.

Shelter Theater is part of the Shelter VG4 Cultural Center, located at Vicente Guerrero 4, a 10-minute walk from the Jardin. Telephone 154 7524 or visit to see upcoming films, and events. Taxi concierge service is available to/from Shelter Theater.


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