Feature Film Program

Queens Drive-In: Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

For decades, Walter Mercado mesmerized millions of Latino viewers with his extravagance and positivity—then he vanished from the public eye.


Sat Nov 14 7:00 PM

The Films

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch | US | 96

2020. Every day for decades, Walter Mercado — the iconic, gender non-conforming astrologer — mesmerized 120 million Latino viewers with his extravagance and positivity. Then he vanished from the public eye. Award-winning documentarians Cristina Costantini (Science Fair) and Kareem Tabsch (The Last Resort) direct Mucho Mucho Amor, produced by Alex Fumero (I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson).

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

Matthew Killip | US | 16

2020. A rural electronics whiz broadcasts radio signals into space and monitors for signs of aliens, but makes a more important connection here on Earth.

Event Details

7:00 PM
Doors Open & Pre-Show Begins
8:00 PM
Short Film Begins, introduced by director Matthew Killip
8:20 PM
Mucho Mucho Amor Begins
10:00 PM
Q&A with directors Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch and producer Alex Fumero
All Queens Drive-In attendees will need to enter via the 111th Street/49th Avenue entrance to the New York Hall of Science. There will be no access from the Grand Central Parkway. Please take the Long Island Expressway to the 108th Street exit, and take local streets to the entrance for all vehicles on 49th Avenue and 111th Street. Signs and staff members will direct you to the Drive-In upon arrival.

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Queens Drive-In at The New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

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