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Time to Die (Tiempo de morir)

Jan 25 2018 — Jan 28 2018
This Film is now closed
Part of
Mexican Maladies: Arturo Ripstein from First to Last
After serving his time, a former gunman returns to his hometown, planning to live a quiet life.

But the sons of the man he killed have other plans. This existential neo-Western was not only Ripstein’s first film, but the first realized screenplay by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez and legendary novelist Carlos Fuentes. Presented in a brand-new restoration, Time to Die sets in motion many of the themes that Arturo Ripstein would explore in his later work. (1966, 90 min, digital)

Ticket Info

Regular Admission: $10

Student, Senior, Teacher: $9
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA Programs in 17–18 are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 17–18: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Arturo Ripstein, Time to Die (Tiempo de morir) (2015). Image courtesy the distributor.