The Zocalo contains more than 700 years of history.
1500: the Aztec City, Tenochitlan, built on an island in the center of a lake....
a film by
Chip Lord and Gustavo Vazquez
El Zocalo is an observational portrait of Mexico City's central Plaza across one day in August. Soldiers, Aztec Dancers, clowns, food vendors, protestors, rain, dogs tourists, kites, balloons, and dignitaries all meet in the public space of the Zøcalo.
This documentary presents daily life in one of the world's most vibrant urban centers, begining and ending with a dream.
|distributed by Video Data Bank and Electronic Arts Intermix|