"Los Moros y Cristianos" Chimayo, NM

"Los Moros y Cristianos" is a passion play performed on horseback in Hispanic New Mexico since the late 1500's.  It tells the story of the Spanish King Philip's conquest of Grenada and the Moors in 1492.  Compiled from super 8 film and old audio cassettes, this is "Los Moros y Cristianos" as last performed in Chimayo New Mexico in the late 1970's and early 1980's.  Part of the "Music Buena" exhibit opening October 6th, 2019 at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, NM and running for the next two years.

Directed by
Josie E. Luján