Xankuchka Ia/That Was All
(2008, 29 min.) MEXICO
Director: Pavel Rodríguez Guillén (Purépecha) In P'urhepecha with English subtitles.
The Purhepecha of Michoacan have preserved and interpreted
their history in the story of a young woman whose task is to tell
the inhabitants of the Echerio (the world) of the dark destiny
decreed by the gods: the fall of the Lords of the Eagle and the
invasion of Purhepecha lands by the Spaniards.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,