Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Day of the Dead #5: 4 quick overview videos

Four short videos about Day of the Dead. People throughout the world have different customs for honoring their dead. In Spanish-speaking countries, the primary celebration is Dia de los Muertos, celebrated November 1st and 2nd. 

The first, of course, is the "Coco" trailer. The movie is going to be re-released ... don't miss it. You will understand the true meaning of the celebration and the beauty of the movie is stunning.

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The second is a beautifully animated, and heart felt, short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos. Student Academy Award Gold Medal winner, 2013
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If you're in a hurry, this video gives you a quick overview of 5 things you might not know about this celebration.
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This video from the National Hispanic Cultural Center offers a more in-depth overview of the historical and cultural aspects of the celebration.

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All of this series is available at the Day of the Dead tab at the top of the page.

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