All Press Releases for January 12, 2017

Documentary DVD on Famed Mexican Day of the Dead Artist Jose Guadalupe Posada Now Available for Purchase at

The first English language documentary about Jose Guadalupe Posada

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 12, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Posada Art Foundation of San Francisco, CA announced today the documentary Searching for Posada-ART and Revolutions is now available for purchase online at A film trailer may viewed on the Foundation website.

Winner of Best Documentary Short at the 2015 Jerome 89A Indie Film and Music Festival screened to a sold-out audience at the 2015 Sonoma International Film Festival the documentary offers a rare glimpse at the life of Mexico's famed artist-printer Jose Guadalupe.

Beloved by artists like Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, this is the first English language documentary revealing for the amazing story of Posada and his main publisher Antonio Vanegas Arroyo. From their work over 100 years ago springs an unbelievable sphere of influence and inspiration touching and connecting events like the Mexican Revolution, artists fighting Nazis and Fascism, Lucha Libre, the Cuban Revolution, the Grateful Dead, Day of the Dead and the imagery of today's social movements from Chicano(a) art to anti-war protests.

The runtime of the documentary is 41 minutes, allowing time for classroom discussions. Lectures, art exhibitions and screenings may arranged by contacting the Posada Art Foundation.

About The Posada Art Foundation (
The Posada Art Foundation mission is to educate, inspire and sustain the legacy of Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913). The Foundation, through the presence of its exhibitions, merchandise and licensing sales supports a variety of not-for-profit organizations projects in the visual arts and education that assist multi-cultural youth development, including emerging artists, as well as organizations involved in education and research in social movements.

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