Super Amigos

Super Amigos
1:15:03 | 2007

Categories: Sports, Politics, Action

In Mexico City, five real-life "social wrestlers" have capitalized on the popularity of Mexico's larger than life Lucha Libre wrestlers to fight for social justice rather than trophies. Wearing custom masks, costumes and capes like the wrestlers who inspired them, these anonymous grassroots superheroes protect their metropolis against injustice.

Super Animal challenges bullfighters to leave the bulls alone and fight him instead. After a savage beating kills his boyfriend, Super Gay becomes a champion of gay rights, fighting rampant homophobia. Ecologista Universal battles environmental destruction of every kind, all on foot. Super Barrio is the defender of poor tenants, helping them resist evictions by slumlords cashing in on gentrification.

With a mixture of live action, comic book-style animation and a surf guitar soundtrack inspired equally by mariachi music and Batman, Super Amigos shows that with a little imagination, a good heart and the right mask, anyone can activate their communities to triumph over evil.

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Beth M.
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December 16, 2013
B
curiosofilms
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December 9, 2013
Sooo good. These guys are brave for putting themselves out there and I support their cause. They're very inspiring.
Arroz Amargo-Maza
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September 26, 2013
A+
J Fabián López Araiza
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September 16, 2013
A+
Tori Marie Leonard
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August 28, 2013
A+
Anthony Fazio
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August 14, 2013
A
Super Documentary!
Ethan Brown
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August 11, 2013
These guys are all awesome. I wish they all had th pages so I could get updates
Carlos Cisneros
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February 13, 2013
Super Animal Didn't think of the HUMANS who have to clean his filth for protesting people never think of other people that's the main problem with the world today.
John Aslanidis
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August 17, 2012
the best documentary Ive ever seen.