Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians, film premiere and speaking tour

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 23:30 to Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 02:00

Toronto Premiere - "Huicholes: the Last Peyote Guardians"

Wed. Nov. 26th @ 6:30 pm

OISE Auditorium (G162) 252 Bloor St W (accessible space)

Toronto premiere of award-winning documentary "Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians". This screening is part of a film tour travelling across the Americas.

The film tells the story of the Wixárika people and their struggle against the Mexican government and Canadian mining companies to preserve Wirikuta, their most sacred territory and the land where the peyote grows.

Following the film screening, the director (Hernán Vilchez) and 2 of the film's protagonists (traditional Wixárika shamans from the Sierra Madre) will be present for Q&A. The night will also include a performance by the Aztec Dance Group of Toronto.

Tickets are $10 in advance at

$12 at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds. All proceeds go to support the tour and Wixárika community.

More information at and

Facebook event at

This event is hosted by Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, Cinema Politica, United Steelworkers, and Amnesty International.


Alternative Screening at York University on Nov. 27th @ 7pm

Hosted by Cinema Politica @ York. See



OISE Auditorium
252 Bloor Street W
Toronto , ON
43° 40' 4.4004" N, 79° 23' 54.1392" W
Ontario CA

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