The San Pascualito Rey documentary will arrive at Cinépolis

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The documentary that reveals the history of the band and its impact on the Mexican music scene.

San Pascualito Rey will premiere the documentary Song That Burns on Friday, November 17. The film is a testament to the band’s evolution over the decades and gives fans a glimpse into their history and impact on the music scene.

San Pascualito Rey, a Mexican rock band with a history of 23 years, celebrated an exciting moment by presenting the documentary Song That Burns at the Cinépolis Diana facilities, located on the iconic Paseo de la Reforma Avenue.

The original lineup of San Pascualito Reywhich included Alex Otaola, Lucas Ortega, Juan Morales and Pascual Reyes, established the foundation of the band. Over the years, the lineup has evolved, and the current lineup features Pascual Reyes as a vocalist, Vicente Jauregui as a guitarist and backing vocalist, Juan Morales in the bass, Chepo Valdez as a drummer and backing vocalist, and Giancarlo Bonfatti in charge of the synthesizers.

The documentary Song That Burnsdirected by Yulene Olaizola, Ruben Imaz and Luis Flores Rabagooffers an intimate view of the band, following them since 2016. Includes scenes of the band performing in emblematic places such as the Metropólitan Theater and the extinct The Plaza Condesa From Mexico City.

The film has been presented at important film festivals, such as the International Festival of Cinema of Guadalajara (FICG), Guanajuato (GIFF) and UNAM (FICUNAM). In it In Edit Mexico festival, Song That Burns It won the prestigious award for Best National Feature Film, which highlights its quality and relevance.

Fans of the band will have the opportunity to enjoy this documentary on Cinépolis screens throughout the country on November 17 in Mexico City, State of Mexico, Puebla, Hidalgo and Cuernavaca.


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