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Homosexuals fulfilled in the land of the machos ?

Located near the border with Guatemala, the Mexican town of Juchitán is home to the Zapotec Indians, who have shown remarkable tolerance towards homosexuals. According to a legend, God gave Vicente Ferrer, the patron saint of Juchitán, a bagful of queers. Everywhere he travelled Colombia, Central America, Guatemala he left behind a homosexual. In Juchitán, however, his bag came undone, and they all fell out at once...

Festivals and Awards:
-First prize, International Documentary Competition, Turin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Italy, 2004. 

-Honourable Mention, The New Festival, New York, 2003.

Duration: 
1 x 64 min
Category: 
Back Catalogue
Genre: 
Cultural
LGBT
Society
Travel
Theme: 
Homosexuality
Audience: 
Language: 
English
French
Producer: 
Macumba
Available rights: 
Worldwide

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