Flowers in the Desert
(2009, 72 min.) MEXICO
Director: José Álvarez
Huichol and Spanish with English subtitles.
Mature subject matter.
In Flowers of the Desert, filmmaker José Álvarez documents Huichol daily and ritual life including their traditional peyote pilgrimages to Wirikuta, a Huichol sacred site and pilgrimage destination in the desert of San Luis Potosí, and to the Pacific coast of Nayarit.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,
NMAI; Flowers in the Desert