Travesía: Ciclo de cine sobre la migración

Del 2 de julio al 11 de septiembre del 2010, FOMMA, en conjunto con Ambulante, presentaron Travesía: Ciclo de cine sobre la migración, una serie de documentales que se trataba del tema de la migración y que se llevó a cabo en el espacio de FOMMA y en cuatro otras comunidades de Chiapas: Aguacatenango, Acala, Simojovel y Floresta. Varias de las proyecciones contaron con la presencia de un director o miembro del equipo de producción de la película para motivar un intercambio entre el público, el documental y los cineastas. El viernes 10 de septiembre hubo una proyección de Al otro lado, un documental que se trataba del viaje de tres músicos desde Sinaloa hasta la frontera con Estados Unidos, cuyos corridos hablan de tráfico de drogas y el deseo de migrar al país del norte.


From July 2 to September 11, 2010, FOMMA, in collaboration with Ambulante, presented “Journey: A Film Series on Migration,” a documentary film series that dealt with immigration that took place in FOMMA’s space and in four other communities in Chiapas: Aguacatenango, Acala, Simojovel, and Floresta. Several of the screenings featured the film’s director or another member of the film’s cast present to inspire an exchange among the public, the documentary, and the filmmakers. On Friday, September 10, there was a screening of “To the Other Side,” a documentary about a trip undertaken by three musicians from Sinaloa to the Mexico-US border whose songs discuss drug trafficking and the desire to move to the country to the north.
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Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.