VOCES ON PBS

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/14/2014 - 12:30am - 1:29am
Program Title: 
TALES OF MASKED MEN
Program Service: 
MX
PSIP Description: 
Mexican wrestling and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico are explored.
Long Description: 
Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. Simultaneously, lucha libre is contributing a lasting cultural idiom to America's pop culture landscape.