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Tradiciones
Contemporáneas

 

Choreographer : Thea Bautista
Dancers: Thea Bautista

2016

This short dance film combines traditions with the contemporary epoch. It is filmed in the city of Oaxaca (Mexico) and the short movie is based on a traditional Mexican Legend - La Llorona (The Weeping Woman). La llorona is known as a woman ghost that roams crying in the streets and whoever encounters her gets bad luck.

The figure of the only dancer in tradicional Oaxaqueñan clothes along with a techno remix by Nicola Cruz of the song of the llorona contributes to creates a mysterious environments that reminds the loneliness of the llorona's spirit...