6:50 am - Friday December 15, 2017

Its Not a Party, It’s a War! – Facts you may not know about “Cinco de Mayo”

Facts you may not know about:  

CINCO DE MAYO

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“CINCO DE MAYO: LA BATALLA”  

OPENS IN SELECT THEATERS  

FRIDAY MAY 3RD

 

“Rafa Lara delivers a gripping war epic” – OC Weekly

“an epic historical recreation” – Huffingtonpost Latino Voices

Most of you will be going partying this 5 de mayo weekend, but we are just wondering if you know exactly what you will be celebrating?

 

Here are some facts you may not know: 5 de mayo is NOT Mexican Independence Day, it actually marks a major victory for Mexico against France. On May 5th, 1862, 4,000 Mexican troops crushed 6,500 French troops at the Battle of Puebla. Also, did you know that 5 de Mayo is celebrated here in the United States and not really in Mexico, except in the town of Puebla?   So on 5 de Mayo Weekend before heading to have some tequila shots, go to the movies and see “Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla”.

 

ABOUT “CINCO DE MAYO LA BATALLA”:      

On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for México.

Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla chronicles the story of Mexico’s Battle of Puebla, the most important battle in Mexico’s history. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ignacio Zaragoza played by Kuno Becker (Goal!, From Prada to Nada), must defend the city of Puebla, commanding a poorly armed and outnumbered troop of men. Meanwhile, two young Mexican lovers manage to find love amidst the chaos of war. Cinco de Mayo chronicles the bravery of a people pushed to the limit, fighting for their nation, their families and their pride.

 

Remember: It’s not a party, it’s a war!

 

Complete full theater listing here:

http://imgur.com/YFLS2f8

Film Trailer:

More about the Film:

http://cincodemayolapelicula.com

https://www.facebook.com/CincodeMayo.LaPelicula

 

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How & why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the US http://buff.ly/10bsiKf

Como y por qué se celebra el Cinco en los EEUU http://buff.ly/10zGgzC

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