37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

Nichimal Son (Blooming Music)


Screens before the feature film Artemio

Evlia relocates to Zinacantán out of love for her husband and must adapt to the life of the Zinacantec women. This short documentary by Mexican filmmaker Juan Javier Pérez Pérez brings forth a story of love, sacrifice, and assimilation.

This film is part of the Indigeneity in Mexico Film series supported by UVA Arts: supported by the Office of the Provost & the Vice Provost for the Arts


Sunday, October 27


5:15 PM


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Film Info

Director: Juan Javier Pérez Pérez

Runtime: 27 min.

Year: 2019

Country: Mexico

Language: Tzotzil (Mayan)

Accessibility: Subtitles

Featuring: Elvia Pérez Suárez, José Pérez López, Esteban Pérez Pérez.