CineNoche at Violet Crown Cinema: El Sueño del Mara’akame (Mara’akame’s Dream)
El Sueño del Mara’akame (Mara’akame’s Dream), a film by Federico Cecchetti
Drama/Adventure, 90 min, Color
Huichol (Wixárika), Spanish with English subtitles
Winner, 2017 Ariel Awards for Best First Feature Film and Best Original Score
CLA members will receive a $2 discount on tickets purchased at the box office or by phone.
Nieri is a young Huichol Indian whose dream is to travel 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. He 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.