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This event occured on May 05, 2022 and is no longer on sale.

05
May
7:00 pm

Cinema Tucsón · Maize in Times of War

Directed by Alberto Cortés

Cinema Tucsón Presents:

Presented as part of Tucson Pueblos del Maíz

Thursday, May 5 · 7:00pm – Fox Tucson Theatre

Free!

MAIZE IN THE TIMES OF WAR

(Directed by Alberto Cortés, Mexico, 2016, 88 min. In Tseltal, Ayuujk, Wixárika and Spanish with English subtitles)
*Q&A with producer Carlos Rossini

An indigenous Wixárika (Huichol) family in northern Jalisco, an Ayuuk (Mixe) family in Oaxaca, and two Tzeltal families in the jungles of Chiapas discuss their cornfields, their roads, and their homes. They reflect on the importance of their crops, and the practical knowhow that enables the everyday epic tale of corn, as well as the dangers faced by this crop and the need to preserve the land used by countless indigenous Mexican communities and farmers to grow their cornfields.