La Tiricia or a Cure for Sadness

La Tiricia

Jueves – Thursday, April 3 2914 – 5:30 pm

(México, 2012) – Short Film
Director: Ángeles Cruz (10 min.)

Tiricia is the name of a soul-sickness caused by a sad heart. In this story, Ita (the grandma), Justa (the mother), and Alicia (the daughter) all suffered from Tiricia.  Alicia decides to break up with this tradition of Tiricientas, and refuses to pass on the sickness to another generation.

*** Sponsored by Mexican Consulate in Detroit.