DREAMS (VAYCHILETIK) explores the dream-like world of Mayan Indian “tzotzil” culture. A traditional musician believes he’s been granted the gift of music by the gods - but it’s a gift that cannot be rejected, otherwise it would put his family in danger. As a result, he undertakes his destiny of serving his Mayan Indian community, despite any consequences that might arise.
Juan Perez's language and culture led him to receive a degree in Intercultural Communication, and to discover documentary film. He directed the short documentary film XCH'ULEL BATS'I SON... more»
Photo credit: Angel López Gómez