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Opuntia

Directed by David Fenster
United States, 2017
Documentary

Synopsis

My name is Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and my spirit resides in this cactus. So begins David Fenster’s poetic visual essay, which traces the treacherous expedition of Cabeza de Vaca, a 16th century Spanish explorer.

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Opuntia Directed by David Fenster