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La Santa Muerte

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2007, color, sound, 84 minutes
A film by Eva Aridjis

Despite being condemned by the Catholic Church, “La Santa Muerte” – Saint Death – is worshipped by thousands of people, particularly those whose lives are touched by violence. This documentary provides an inside look at the altars, jails, and neighborhoods in Mexico where the saint’s most devoted followers are found.

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