Chavela Movie

Who's Involved:

Daresha Kyi, Catherine Gund

Release Date:

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (Limited)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1 hr, 30 m

Chavela Plot: What's the story?

A documentary chronicling the barrier-breaking Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas whose international fame peaked after a triumphant return to the stage at the age of 71.


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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Chavela?

  1. Chavela centers around a 1991 interview--the singer's first public appearance after 15 hard years lost to alcoholism and heartbreak. In the final years of her life, Chavela rises into her momentous third act, achieving international fame, a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and becomes a muse to many, including filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar.

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Production Timeline: When did the Chavela come together?

On or about May 28, 2017 • The film was in Completed status.

Chavela Release Date: When was it released?

Chavela was released in 2017 on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (Limited release).

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October 4, 2017 Limited
October 4, 2017

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