Located on the coast of the state of Michoacán, Santa Maria Ostula suffered great violence from organized crime. The film documents the armed resistance of the indigenous community and their struggle to reestablish law and order in their homeland. View the trailer.
Directed by José Arteaga and Rafael Camacho (Mexico, 2017)
Screening will be followed with a Q&A with film directors José Arteaga and Rafael Camacho.
This film is part of the annual Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 19 to September 4. This year's festival features 10 films from around the world that focus on the theme “Earth: Habitat for All.”