LAS FAROTAS DE TALAIGUA

Director: José Ospino Turizzo
Research: Maria Cecilia Reyes
2009

Synopsis

José Ospino Turizzo is the grandson of the woman that rescued the traditional folk dance "Las Farotas of Talaigua Nuevo". He is looking for the true story of the Farotas of Talaigua, a traditional dance group where men dress as women to remember the time when spanish colonialist used to abuse their wives and daughters. There are differents legends and points of view about happened, but one of them seems to be the real one: a revenge.

 

Talaigua (Bolívar), Colombia