/ Modified mar 21, 2019 4:17 p.m.

Preview Tucson Cine Mexico 2019!

Also: March is National Kidney Month, hear the story of a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a serious hereditary kidney disease; and how Edie Jarolim found family history next door to Sigmund Freud.

la camarista hero Gabriela Cartol, star of director Lila Avil├Ęs' film "La Camarista", part of the 2019 Tucson Cine Mexico Film Festival.

Arizona Spotlight

Preview of Tucson Cine Mexico 2019, and more

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Featured on the March 21st, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • March is National Kidney Month, and estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 7 adults lives with kidney disease. Mark talks with Erica, a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a hereditary kidney illness that seriously impacts their health, eventually requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant. Pat McReynolds of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona offers some suggestions about how the public can help those in need, including The Erma Bombeck Project.

    Read more about Erica's story here.

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Erica Federico studio hero Erica Federico in the AZPM studio.
Carolyn Yaussy

  • The 2019 Tucson Cine Mexico Film Festival offers a range of films and discussions highlighting the best in contemporary Mexican cinema. Film writer Chris Dashiell offers an overview of some of the standout selections, and his observations on what makes these films "must see" viewing for movie lovers in the United States.


Tucson Cine Mexico is an annual presentation of the Hanson Film Institute.

Edie Jarolim family portrait hero Edie Jarolim says "This is the last picture my mother (Rita Rosenbaum) and my grandparents (Herman and Ernestine Rosenbaum) took together, Vienna, summer 1938."
Courtesy Edie Jarolim
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