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Curator's Note:

In a part of America that rarely makes headlines, there is a small town with a group of teenagers who will captivate your ears and warm your heart.

 

Mariachi High presents a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School on the Rio Grande in South Texas. As they compete and perform with musical virtuosity, these teens and the music they make will inspire, surprise, and

bring you to your feet. High school

never sounded so good.

 

For more information about future showtimes and screenings, please visit the official Mariachi High website.

 

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Zapata County Fair

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Tex meets Mex at the annual Zapata County Fair, where the town shows off its rural heart. Mariachi students Eloy Martinez and Jennifer Santos demonstrate another extracurricular side as they participate in the Future Farmers of America auction, selling their hand-raised farm animals to the highest bidder.

A web-only exclusive bonus clip from the film Mariachi High.

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