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Meso-American Indian Film Festival
Date Saturday June 24
Time 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
New College of California - Theater
777 Valencia Street
San Francisco, Ca. 94110
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorThree Nations Indian Council
American Indian Drumming & Singing Native Dancing
Light Refreshments

$10 at the door (Sliding Scale)

El Brote: Rising From the Ground (13 minutes)
El Brote is a brief video about the contemporary struggle of Indian Salvadorans. The video vividly illustrates the effects of Las Hojas massacre (1983) and civil war (1980-92) on the Nahuat community. It also shows the rise of ANIS, an organization that struggles for Indian rights in El Salvador.

“Cacaopera Talka” – “Cacaopera Lives” (34 Minutes)
(Flickering Light Video)
This documentary is an in-depth look into the Indian community of Cacaopera in El Salvador. It carefully depicts various aspects of community life through ceremony footage, and interviews with Indian people. The video is a colorful reminder to all that Indian people do exist in El Salvador.

Zapatista! (55 minutes)
(Film/Video, Big Noise Films, 1998)
ZAPATISTA! is an inspiring first-hand account of a struggle that will challenge the way you think about the world. Armed with sticks and words against a ‘First World” military, eight thousand Zapatistas have fought 75,000 Federal troops to a standstill.

Amoxtli San Ce Tojuan (1 hour)
We Are One
Nosotros Somos Uno
(Gonzales/Rodriguez, 2005)
This documentary, produced by columnists Roberto Rodriguez & Patricia Gonzales, is a collection of stories from peoples from through out the continent regarding the origins/migrations of indigenous-based Mexican peoples, and with all the ancient peoples of the continent.

Sponsored by: Three Nations Indian Circle
For more information: (415) 724-4497
Added to the calendar on Friday Jun 23rd, 2006 7:52 PM

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