Gigantes Descalzos / Barefoot Giants

Saturday, Sept. 15 @ 3:00pm

Matheson History Museum

MEXICO, SPAIN, 2017 (65 min)
Documentary, sports | Spanish w/English Subtitles | Rating: All ages
Directors: Álvaro Priante & Iván Roiz
Film Introduction: Dr. George Aaron Broadwell

A look at how the sport of Basketball has shaped the lives of the children of the Triqui Region in the Mexican State of Oaxaca. The harsh mountainous terrain and various limitations within the community leave very little hope to the youth of the land. Through the Mexican Indigenous Basketball Association and their Professor Sergio the boys and girls will find the hope that they had been lacking.