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In Cancuc, Chiapas, Mexico, Antonia Lopez Perez tells how her husband, after an agrarian dispute with his family and neighbours, was cast a spell. After five long years of suffering and illness, he died a victim of witchcraft. Throughout the documentary, witchcraft rituals (manipulations, preparations, prayers and offerings) are revealed and commented on by those who practice them, alternating with the comments of three judges and the widow. The judges explain the actions they have taken…

Rituals of Life and Death in Cancuc - Mexico

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