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Wednesday Movie Matinee: West Side Story


September 22, 2010

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This 1960’s academy award winning musical relates the hostilities between two street gangs, the Anglo Jets, and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Love blooms amidst the friction, between Puerto Rican, Maria, played by Natalie Wood, and Anglo, Tony. The movie musical features Rita Moreno, in her Oscar winning performance.
This film screening is part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebration and is made possible courtesy of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College.