La Vocera

Documentary | 82 min.
LAVOCERA.jpg

Showings

Regal Cinemas LA Live (Theater 8) Sun, Sep 19 11:00 AM
Regal Cinemas LA Live (Theater 9) Thu, Sep 23 5:00 PM
Film Info
Section:Documental
Genre:Documentary
Language:Spanish, Maya, Yaqui, Wixarika- English Subtitles
Director:Luciana Kaplan
Year:2020
Duration:82 min.
Country of Origin:México

Description

LA VOCERA / THE SPOKESWOMAN

Documental , 2020

Duration: 1hr 22min

Dir. Luciana Kaplan

Español, Maya, Yaqui, Wixarika

Este retrato de la resistencia indígena se centra en María de Jesús Patricio (Marichuy), la primera mujer indígena en postularse para la presidencia de México. Curandera y activista nahua, Marichuy se convierte en un faro de luz para los indígenas mexicanos cuyas voces han sido silenciadas durante siglos. Su campaña se enfoca en concientizar al país acerca del Congreso Nacional Indígena y al EZLN y su lucha contra el estado mexicano y entidades extranjeras para proteger su territorio, el medio ambiente y su forma de vida. El documental narra sus viajes por todo el país para obtener apoyo para la causa indígena y animar a otros ciudadanos a unirse a sus esfuerzos revolucionarios.

( English)

This portrait of Indigenous resistance centers María de Jesús Patricio (Marichuy), the first Indigenous woman to run for the Mexican presidency. A traditional healer and activist from the Nahua people, Marichuy becomes a beacon of light for Indigenous Mexicans whose voices have been repeatedly silenced for centuries. Her campaign focuses on bringing awareness about the National Indigenous Congress and EZLN and their fight against the Mexican state and foreign entities to protect their territory, the environment, and their way of life. The documentary chronicles her travels across the country to gain support for the Indigenous cause and galvanize other citizens to join their revolutionary efforts.