Forbidden songs of the earth

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Film Info

Film Year: 2023

Film Duration: 14 min

Country: Mexico


Chantal Junck

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One song traces a pathway from oral poet and Mazatec shaman Maria Sabina’s tradition to Mazatec rapper Xéti NdáJnio and Medicine woman Zara Monrroy, also a poet, rapper and dancer from the Comcaac Nation. Two stories of indigenous rappers struggling to sing in their mother tongue.