Viva Cinema at the Bullock Museum: El sueño del Mara’akame (Mara’akame’s Dream)

El sueño del Mara’akame (Mara’akame’s Dream), a film by Federico Cecchetti

Mexico, 2016
Drama/Adventure, 90 min, Color
Huichol (Wixárika), Spanish with English subtitles

* Winner, 2017 Ariel Awards for Best First Feature Film and Best Original Score
* Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 20th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

Featuring Luciano Bautista Maxa Temai, Antonio Parra Haka Temai, Pascual Hernández, Cruz de la Cruz, Paly Omar Ezequiel, Drako Coronel, Patricio Fernández, Mariana Treviño

Friday, October 12th, 2018, 7:00pm

Following the screening, stay for a Skype Q&A with director Federico Cecchetti.

Texas Spirit Theater, Bullock Museum
1800 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 78701
Tel: (512) 936 – 8746

CLA Members receive a $3 discount on tickets purchased at the box office on the day of the screening. CLA Members will also receive information via email on how to pre-order with $3 discount online. General ticket info HERE.

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. 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.

Viva Cinema celebrates the modern cinema of Mexico and beyond. The Bullock Museum is proud to highlight acclaimed films in partnership with Cine Las Americas that feature the rich tradition of Spanish-language movie-making.

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