The Ball of Saint John
by Francisco ATHIE (120′ – Mexico)
Image Ramon SUAREZ – A co-production: Arroba Films (Mexico) / Germany / Spain / 8 et Plus Productions / Arte
At the final decade of 18th century in Mexico City, capital of the vice-royalty of New Spain, the official choreographer publicly complains of the abusive and unjust methods of the vice-royalty, and puts in jeopardy his life and his mestizos son’s, in a climate of social privation, racism and intrigues of power and religion.
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