Film: Volcano (Jayro Bustamante 2015 Guatemala)
MLLI Film Festival - all films are subtitled
Thursday, March 8, 2018 · 4 PM - 6 PM
The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing us in its characters’ customs and beliefs, Ixcanul chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people.
*The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, SPAIN arts & culture, and the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain
*Co-sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities & MLLI