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Food for the Ancestors.

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): World Language
Length: 00:56:46
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FOOD FOR THE ANCESTORS takes a look at one of Mexico's most mysterious festivals, Days of the Dead. For each Mexican family, the festival helps remember a departed loved one. Yet it is a larger remembrance of all ancestral Mexicans and gifts of food and culture passed down. The film explores traditions and ancient ways of life, interpreted through authentic Mexican cuisine.



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