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What to know: Wonderful exploration of traditional people from the Oaxaca region of Mexico in their quest for rain.
RAIN TOWN is in the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival - it may not be a regular, endorsed title
Recommended age 7-18
12 minutes
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This thoughtful documentary provides insight into the rural residents of the Oaxaca region of Mexico and their lifestyle. The performers are very authentic in their dress. The set is very typical of the region. The interaction between the child and grandparents very typical. Although the pace is pretty slow for an American audience, it is thoughtful and delivered with grace and style. I recommend it for the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival for ages 7 to 18 and give it 4 out of 5 stars. Reviewed by Julie S., KIDS FIRST! Adult Juror
Carmen and her grandparents live in Oaxaca�s mixtec region. When a drought threatens her family�s crops, Carmen finds a way to make it rain.
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