Documentary: History of Mexico
Mon, Apr 3, 2pm
Teatro Santa Ana
A special thanks to Mrs. Cleo Kamelhar for the use of her husband, Murray Kamelhar’s History of Mexico documentary.
Using the voices of four actors and 334 slides, the personalities, artists, and events from the Olmecs to the present come alive in the History of Mexico.
The heroic Mexican people survived their victories and defeats triumphantly with overwhelming odds through tragedy and determination. The History of Mexico covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13,000 years ago, the territory had complex indigenous civilizations before being conquered by the Spanish in the 16th century. One important aspect of Mesoamerican civilization was their development of a form of writing, proving that Mexico’s written history stretches back hundreds of years before the arrival of the Spaniards.