Cielo Abierto/Under the Open Sky
(2007, 38 min.) MEXICO
Director: José Luis Matías (Nahua) and Carlos Pérez
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Mexicos largest gold deposit is found in El Carrizalillo,
Guerrero, where the people live in grinding poverty. In early
2007, community landholders organized in order to seek a fair
annual lease payment and social benefits for the communtiy from
the Canadian transnational company Goldcorp Mining.
Image credit: Audience at
Club Red Radio, 2000 Native American Film and Video
Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova, NMAI; A Cielo
Abierto/Under the Open Sky