STORIES OF THE SIERRA MADRE
SCREENS ON THE 24TH MARCH AT 6 PM AT THE CIVIC THEATRE
Directed by Omar Osiris Ponce Nava
Deep in the breathtaking landscape of Western Mexico’s Sierra Madres, the Wixarika (Huichol) and Nayeri (Cora) people are under threat of losing their traditional land and waters that are at the root of their most sacred ceremonies. In this cinematic and gripping documentary, director Ponce Nava captures their vital stories detailing their plight, one that has a strong resonance with other struggles around the world.