105 min


US PREMIERE In Mexico, the war between good and evil has been waged each week for decades, thrilling generations of fans with the spectacle of Lucha Libre. Real-life superheroes and villains, these masked wrestlers work tirelessly to entertain their legions of fans. Gaining unprecedented access to the largest Lucha federations, Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz offer an entertaining, no-holds-barred look at some of the sport’s top performers, from the “1000% Guapo” Shocker, the little person mascot KeMonito, the Luchador heir Blue Demon Jr, hardcore wrestler El Hijo Del Perro Aguayo, and American bodybuilder Jon “Strongman” Andersen.

This screening is co-presented with Cinema Tropical.

Director: Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz
Producer: Alex Hammond
Cinematographer: Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz
Editor: Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz
Music: Jonathan Snipes, Sergio Mendoza, Odilon Chavez, Heartour
Language: English, Spanish
Country: USA
Year: 2015