For the month of November, we are exploring indigenous stories.
On this episode, we are discussing 2020’s exorcism movie, The Old Ways
Cristina Lopez, a Mexican-American reporter, goes to her ancestral homeland of Veracruz for a story on witchcraft and faith healers. Cristina is quickly kidnapped by locals who claim that she is possessed by a demon and they must exorcise her before they can set her free.
Where to watch it: Netflix
Info of Movie/Film/Short
- Directed by Christopher Alender
- Written by Marcos Gabriel
- Stars: Brigitte Kali Canales as our protagonist, Cristina | Andrea Cortés as Cristina’s estranged cousin, Miranda | ulia Vera as the bruja, Luz | Sal Lopez as Javi
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