La sanaci├│n de los ikoods | Ikoods Healing
A documentary that illustrates the traditional healing methods used by the Ikoods people in San Mateo del Mar, in the state of Oaxaca.
Las ollas de San Marcos | The Pots of San Marcos (1992)
La vida de una familia ikoods | The Life of an Ikoods Family (1987)
Te├│fila Palafox is Ikoods, from San Mateo del Mar in the state of Oaxaca. A weaver and a midwife, in 1987 she attended a film workshop given by filmmaker Luis Lupone to craftswomen in her community. The multi-layered documentary that resulted from that workshop ┬Ś Tejiendo mar y viento (Weaving Sea and Wind) ┬Ś emphasizes the film experiences of these women, including La vida de una familia Ikoods (The Life of an Ikoods Family), the first documentary effort by Palafox. Her documentaries have screened at various festivals, including the Festival International du Film d┬ĺAmiens and the Native American Film and Video Festival in New York.