Monday, June 19, 2017

Wednesday Night Movie: Ixcanul, June 28, 7:00 PM

Ixcanul, Jayro Bustamante (2015, 100 minutes, Wednesday, June 28, 7:00 PM, Church of the Messiah (614 N. Bush Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701), Upper Room.

Using a non-professional cast and short largely in the indigenous Guatemalan language of the region, Ixcanul tells the story of a young woman working on a coffee plantation whose arranged marriage conflicts with her dreams and ambitions for life. Celebrated in numerous film festivals, the film deals with themes of sexual and economic oppression as well as the illicit trade in children.

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