IXCANUL by Jayro Bustamante

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IXCANUL by Jayro Bustamante

Kaqchikel speaking Mayans, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people.

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Aaron Davis Hall 129 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street On the campus of The City College of New York New York, NY 10031

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Jayro Bustamante Guatemala, France, 2015

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 program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.