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Posted: March 20, 2014

Mexican filmmaker back in Rochester

photo by Adriana Hoppe

Catholics from the Community of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Marion pose with Ricardo Arnaiz (center, right) during a visit to The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester.

courtesy of Adriana Hoppe

Ricardo Arnaiz, a Mexican animator and founder of Animex Studios, was in Rochester for a second time March 13-17.  Arnaiz spoke during a Rochester Hispanic Business Asssociation event March 14 and visited City Hall to meet Mayor Lovely Warren March 17. On March 15 and 16, he was at The Strong National Museum of Play, where he talked about filmmaking, gave drawing lessons and offered a special screening of his new movie, "El Americano," which will be in theaters this summer.

photo by Adriana Hoppe

Ricardo Arnaiz poses with Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren at City Hall March 17.