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San Antonio: Texas' First Hollywood?
Poster for Raphael Millet event at Radius Center
Discovering the city’s involvement in creating some of the first Westerns
As a city known for its rich history, one largely unknown piece is San Antonio's significance in early filmmaking. Gaston Méliès, the forgotten older brother of A Trip to the Moon director Georges Méliès, lived in San Antonio and produced dozens of films capturing landmarks like The Alamo and Missions. These films went on to be some of the first Westerns and were screened in theaters in Europe and all over the world.
Learn all about Méliès's work in the city from expert and ... view more »
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Small snacks will be served at the event, a Q&A will follow the talk and screenings. Attendees are encouraged to stay and chat with Millet after the event's conclusion.
106 Auditorium Circle Suite 120, San Antonio, TX 78205