…an entertaining hour that delves into the colorful, fascinating and mysterious world of lucha libre… it scores a hurricanrana…

– Greg Oliver, Slam! Sports

The movie promises a ‘journey through lucha libre’ and it certainly delivers… Avila captures the flash and devotion surrounding the sport and its milestones… superb direction that packs a lot of material in…

– Jeremiah Massengale,

…the most comprehensive glimpse thus far into the electrifying world of lucha libre.

– The

October 28, 2013:
VETERAN AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKER JESUS TREVINO’S terrific website, LATINOPIA has done a wonderful interview with “Tales of Masked Men’s” Producer / Director Carlos Avila about the making of the film and other aspects of lucha libre and lucha culture. Be sure to check it out and to check out the other videos on this great and informative website:

July 16, 2013:
LATINO PUBLIC BROADCASTING announces the re-broadcast this coming Fall of VOCES, the PBS series that originally featured “Tales of Masked Men.” Check out this cool trailer and see clips from “Tales” and the other wonderful films in the VOCES series!

June 20, 2013: Lucha
BREAKING NEWS: Our documentary film, “Tales of Masked Men” has been nominated for two IMAGEN AWARDS. The two nominations are for “Best Documentary / Film or Television” and “Best National Informational Program.” The awards honor portrayals of Latinos and Latino culture in TV and film. Here’s an article about the nominations: 

May 17, 2013: TELEMUNDO 52
TELEMUNDO 52 IN LOS ANGELES ran a segment about “TALES OF MASKED MEN” last night on their 11 pm newscast which features interview clips with “Tales” director / producer Carlos Avila and lots of clips from the film. Thanks again to Telemundo Producer Velia La Garda for her interest in the film!

February 19, 2013: Camel Clutch Blog
Terrific “TALES OF MASKED MEN” review by writer Steve Urena on the Camel Clutch Blog:

January 12, 2013:
AN EXCELLENT REVIEW FROM WRESTLEVIEW.COM: Writer Josh Boutwell writes that: “If you’ve ever been interested in or wondered about the world where Rey Mysterio, Eddie Guerrero, or Sin Cara came from then this is the documentary to watch…” Here’s the complete review (scroll down a little and you will see it):

January 2, 2013: Inside
TERRIFIC REVIEW BY SCOTT KEITH of “TALES OF MASKED MEN” from the INSIDE PULSE WRESTLING website. He calls the film: “…a really refreshing look at wrestling… Highly, highly recommended…” Here’s the link:

September 28, 2012: WNET’s Inside Thirteen web page
New York’s big PBS Station WNET ran this Q & A with Tales of Masked Men Producer / Director Carlos Avila that they posted on their Inside Thirteen web page:

September 24, 2012: South El Monte Arts Posse
Tales of Masked Men Director / Producer Carlos Avila had the chance to speak with the South El Monte Arts Posse after a screening at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Here’s the video interview, it runs about six minutes long.

September 6, 2012: New York Times
Nice mention of Tales of Masked Men and the VOCES series in New York Times as part of their Fall Preview of shows to look out for. We’re there, scroll down about halfway down the article.

July 23, 2012: Lucha World
Lucha World announces Tales of Masked Men as part of PBS’s upcoming VOCES series:

July 19, 2012: Huffington Post
The Huffington Post announces “Tales of Masked Men” and VOCES as part of PBS’s Fall Line-Up.