EL LABERINTO DE OCTAVIO PAZ / THE LABYRINTH OF OCTAVIO PAZ
JUNE 9, 2018. 4:15 PM.
25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
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ORIGINAL TITLE: El Laberinto de Octavio Paz
DIRECTOR: José María Martínez
PRODUCERS: Instituto Cervantes
Date completed: 2016
Film Category: Documentary
Length of Film: 85 min
The labyrinths have many entrance doors but just a single exit. The documentary El laberinto de Octavio Paz, by the Cervantes Institute, explores how one labyrinth who was penetrated through its doors by the surrealism and the avant-gardes worked.
Mexico’s prehispanic past, Indian culture and Eastern sacred texts, the contemporary art of hispanic literature and poetry, the moral essays and politics that led to a gateway: the work of the poet and essayist Octavio Paz.