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DESCRIPTION: This award-winning 16-minute film short invites viewers inside the spectacular Mexican holiday known as Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Combining a soundtrack of street sounds, church bells, interviews, and live local music with stunning original photographs taken in the cities of San Miguel de Allende and Pátzcuaro, Iluminación is a treat for the senses and a valuable tool for educators and afficionados.

USES TO DATE: Winner of the 2011 Provincetown International Film Festival Filmmaker Takeover, cosponsored by the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. Shown during the Provincetown International Film Festival, June 15-19, 2011.
Available for purchase as a CD-ROM; packet includes printer-friendly narrative, educational links, plus bonus screensavers.

LENGTH: Shown on YouTube as 2:11 minute segment; length of full feature, 15:51 minutes.