STARTS FRIDAY, JUNE 18 | REGULAR ADMISSION PRICES
NO PASSES ACCEPTED FOR THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF THIS ENGAGEMENT
For the week of June 18 – June 24th, Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It will screen indoors at 4pm and at our Open Air Cinema, presented by Barrio Brewing Co., at 8pm.
Talented, energetic, and full of joy, Rita Moreno has been dazzling audiences for over 70 years. Whether showcased on television, film, or stage, her artistry transcends singing, dancing, and acting, as she continuously reinvents herself and pushes creative limits.
“Dazzling … this lovingly made tribute to a showbiz legend serves as a powerful cultural artifact for future generations of Latinos.” – Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap
Moreno is a pioneer and one of the most authentic performers of our time, and she has the EGOT status to prove it. With intimate access to her subject, director Mariem Pérez Riera created a loving cinematic journey that details the life of a groundbreaking artist who truly embodies the American Dream. From her early years in Puerto Rico to her childhood as an immigrant in New York City to the racial bias she faced in the Hollywood studio system (even after winning an Oscar for her iconic role as Anita in West Side Story), Moreno consistently broke down barriers, overcoming sexism and identity discrimination with pure integrity. Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It is both a revelatory portrait and a celebration of a magnetic, intriguing woman whose courage is an inspiration to all. (Dir. by Mariem Pérez Riera, 2021, USA, 90 mins., Rated PG-13)