Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth

Ukux Kaj, Ukux Ulej
Copresentation with Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM)
Friday, August 2 2013 - 8:30 pm

Synopsis

A long cosmic cycle is coming to an end and young Mayas involved in their communities in Guatemala and Mexico carry on the Amerindian cosmovision, in terms of spirituality as well as activism. On the ruins of Palenque, in Zapatista villages of Chiapas and around gold mining sites in Guatemala, at turns learning about shamanism, or struggling to save the environment. This film takes us on a splendid journey to the heart of a great civilization.

Production

Producer(s) :

Eric Black and Frauke Sandig

Production house or group : No

Distribution

2011
Germany
MAYA, SPANISH OV
/ ENGLISH ST
98 minutes
Eric Black and Frauke Sandig

Collaboration

Image : Black
Sound recording : Eric Black
Editing : Frauke Sandig, Grete Hansen and Eric Black
Original Music : Auturo Panteleon (Zapotec) Sak Tsevul (Tzozil Maya)