Milagro Beanfield War Still (1988)

Film and Television

Screening of The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

Part of the series What is a Western? Film Series

Saturday, September 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater

Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

About the Event

This ongoing series explores the wide range of movies that can be considered a Western. Each screening begins with a brief introduction from the guest curator. The screening of this film begins with an introduction by Moctesuma Esparza, community activist and producer of The Milagro Beanfield War

To celebrate the Autry’s 30th anniversary we will screen a series of films from the year the museum was founded-1988! Visit TheAutry.org/30Years to see upcoming films and related events.

The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

A small farmer faces off against corrupt business interests that are trying to control a community’s water supply. This classic Western plotline is set in the fictional Hispano town of Milagro, New Mexico, with elements of magical realism. 
Directed by Robert Redford / Starring Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, and Sonia Braga
Screened in 35mm / Rated R

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