Sergein Eisenstein’s Mexican Footage
1931, 10-minute excerpt, Intentionally silent
“Eisenstein’s ill-fated trip to Hollywood and Mexico influenced many Americans approach to avant-garde cinema. Of all the beautiful images captured by Eisenstein in Mexico, some of the most fascinating involve dance. The first shots portray dancers in ecstasy ; the Day of the Dead images shows human and machine movements.” – Bruce Posner
Happy Mexican Independence Day aka ¡El Grito!