Directed by award-winning filmmaker Carlos Avila, Tales of Masked Men is a creative and imaginative exploration of the colorful, fascinating, and mysterious world of lucha libre—Mexican wrestling. Both a fast-paced and audience-involving spectacle, this “working class” sport is practiced in arenas large and small throughout Mexico and the United States, as well as other countries. Filled with the passion and excitement that defines its subject, the film examines the history of lucha libre and what has made this 80-year-old phenomenon endure. Filmed in Mexico and the United States, the film also profiles three legendary wrestlers, each of whom embodies various aspects of the sport and its traditions.
This product contains two separate versions... English-audio version - Features subtitles in Spanish (SDH) Spanish-audio version - Features subtitles in English (SDH)
Appropriate for High School Students.
DVD, 2012, English & Spanish, 55 minutes.