Esta Tierra Es Nuestra/This Land Is Ours
(2003, 11 min.) MEXICO
Director: Guillermo Monteforte
Mexico Multicultural series.
Produced by: Ojo de Agua Comunicación for the Secretaría
de Educación Pública.
In Spanish with English subtitles.
A decade ago, Nahua people in Guerrero fought a hydroelectric
dam which would have flooded 22 of their communities. When the
project was revived, it prompted this made-for-television work
stressing the Nahuas' ties to their lands and their willingness
to defend it.
Image credit: Guillermo Monteforte
- photograph by Amalia Cordova, NMAI