Bullock Texas State History Museum presents Viva Cinema: El Sueño del Mara’akame

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Viva Cinema: <i>El Sueño del Mara’akame</i>
Photo courtesy of Bullock Texas State History Museum

Nieri is a young Huichol Indian whose dream is travelling with his band to play a concert in Mexico City. But his father is a Mara’akame (Huichol Shaman) and has different plans for his son. Despite his wishes to become a musician, Nieri must find the Blue Deer in his dreams in order to become a Mara’akame and follow in this tradition. Nieri travels to Mexico City where he gets lost but finally finds his vision.

Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. Films in the Viva Cinema Series are presented in Spanish with English subtitles. This evening's program includes a film screening and video chat Q&A with writer and director, Federico Cecchetti along with guest moderator, Cine Las Americas Festival Director, Jean Anne Lauer.

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Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701


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