Juchitán de las Locas

Patricio Henríquez. 2002. Mexico, Canada. vo Spanish. 64’

v Spanish

Homosexuals fulfilled in the land of macho? Located near the border with Guatemala, the Mexican town of Juchitán is home to the Zapotec Indians, who have shown remarkable tolerance towards homosexuals. According to legend, God gave Vicente Ferrer, the patron saint of Juchitán, a bagful of queers. Everywhere he travelled -Colombia, Central America, Guatemala - he left behind a homosexual. In Juchitán, however, his bag came undone, and they all fell out at once...