Doc Days

OPUNTIA

Directed by David Fenster

USA, 2017, 1h 0min, DCP

Doc Days

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Fri, May 11

Director David Fenster in attendance.

Conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca journeyed from Florida to Texas to Chihuahua in the 16th century, avoiding starvation through the discovery of the prickly pear fruit, and surviving disease due to his contact with various Native American groups who taught him the arts of shamanic healing. OPUNTIA director David Fenster uses a psychic medium to contact Cabeza de Vaca and tell his story, which heralds the age of Spanish colonization of the Americas.

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Opuntia Still

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