2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Jul
26
2021

Articles About The Modern Jungle

  • Film highlights the life of a Zoque shaman

    Antioch media studies professor Charles Fairbanks and co-director Saul Kakwill show their documentary “The Modern Jungle” at the Little Art Theatre on Saturday, April 29. The documentary explores what happens to a Zoque shaman named Don Juan when he finds himself drawn into a pyramid scheme involving the sale of nutritional supplements. The film is partly in the Zoque language, a language from southernmost Mexico. (Submitted photo)

    This weekend, Yellow Springers have the opportunity to see not only a feature-length documentary made by a fellow villager, but a documentary filmed in Zoque, a language that to date has only been featured in three films.