Campus Life

Mamachas del Ring plays tonight

The University of Lethbridge's Latin American Film series kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 22 with the 2009 film, Mamachas del Ring.

This 2009 Betty M. Park directorial debut tells the captivating story of Carmen Rosa, The Champion, and other women who take the world of Bolivian wrestling by storm, forming their own league and launching a women's professional wrestling tour.

Dr. Patrick Wilson of the U of L's Department of Anthropology leads a discussion session following the film.

The Wednesday showing is at 7 p.m. in the Lethbridge Public Library's theatre gallery. Admission is free.

The Latin American Film Series is supported by the University of Lethbridge President's Office, and by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences.