The Dennos Museum Center

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

MarthasThursday, February 6, 2014, 7 p.m.

Las Marthas is a documentary about an extraordinary rite of passage in Laredo, Texas where Mexican-American debutantes are presented at a grand Colonial ball dressed as American revolutionaries — a border tradition that’s 114 years old.

This film will be shown captioned and an interpreter is available upon request by contacting Linda Dielman at (989) 774-3562 or

Upcoming Community Cinema Programs:

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - The Trials of Muhammed Ali (2013)

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Medora (2013)

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - The New Black (2013)

Community Cinema is a community outreach project of CMU Public Television and the Dennos Museum Center. All films will be shown at 7:00 p.m. at the Dennos Museum Center free of charge. These screening events are part of the ITVS (Independent Television Service) Community Cinema program. Free screenings of Independent Lens films will be held the first Thursday of the month beginning October 2013–June 2014. For more on the Independent Cinema series, including upcoming dates and films, visit


It Begins Within

Mon-Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun 1–5 p.m.
Thurs - Open until 8 p.m.
Closed on major holidays

Adults $6
Children $4
NMC Students FREE with ID
Museum members FREE

If you are planning to attend an event at the Dennos Museum Center and have a disability requiring any special assistance, please notify us at or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.