Selena

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Poster for the film SELENA

Selena

Born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas, Selena Quintanilla grew up singing at her father’s restaurant and local fairs. Eventually, she would become one of the most celebrated artists in Latin music, dubbed the Queen of Tejano music. Filmmaker Gregory Nava (El Norte) charts the course of the superstar’s journey—from daughter of an aspiring musician to celebrated singer—with a stellar cast that includes Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, and Lupe Ontiveros.

Presented on 35mm

“... Lopez's presence and ability made her seem just one role away from stardom, and with Selena she's seized the opportunity and turned in an incandescent presentation that is especially strong during the film's numerous musical numbers.”
Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Selena surmounts its connect-the-dots approach to its heroine's life to create an appealing, energetic look at a too-briefly soaring musical star.”
Todd McCarthy, Variety

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer 2023 series.



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