Take a Musical Journey to the Land of the Dead
The film centers on the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday, Dia de los Muertos. Miguel, an apprising young musician (voiced by newcomer Anthony Gonzalez), embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. There, the charming trickster Hector (voiced by Gael Garcia Bernal) becomes an unexpected friend who helps Miguel uncover the mysteries behind his family’s stories and traditions.
Coco premiered theatrically in the United States in November 2017. The film won two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song. It also won Best Animated Film at the BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Critic’s Choice Awards and Annie Awards.
In addition to seven English showings throughout October and November, the Omni Theater will also have a special Spanish showing of Coco on November 4. Learn more about Coco at the Omni Theater here.
Want to continue your celebration and Dia de los Muertos?! The Museum will open a special fall exhibition surrounding the Mexican holiday on October 27. The exhibition will be held in the Museum’s Innovations West Gallery. More information coming soon.
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