Binational Independent Film Festival

The absent Stone

La-piedra-ausente

Country: México
Director: Sandra Rozental y Jesse Lerner
Producer: FOPR OCINE, INAH, El Egipto Americano, S.A.
Screenplay: Sandra Rozental

In 1964, the largest stone carved of America was transferred by means of an impressive maneuver of engineering from the town of San Miguel Coatlinchan, in the municipality of Texcoco, up to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. The removal of the monolith, which represents a prehispanic water deity, detonated a rebellion among the villagers and the consequent intervention of the army.


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