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The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons
The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons
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THE ETERNAL NIGHT OF TWELVE MOONS

La Eterna Noche de las Doce Lunas

Directed by Priscila Padilla
Colombia, 2013
Documentary

Synopsis

On the Guajira peninsula in northern Colombia, the customs of the indigenous Wayuu still hold sway. 12-year-old Pili is entering womanhood, and as tradition dictates, after her first menstruation, she must be isolated from all men for 12 moon cycles. During this time, she learns to weave.

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On the Guajira peninsula in northern Colombia, the customs of the indigenous Wayuu still hold sway. 12-year-old Pili is entering womanhood, and as tradition dictates, after her first menstruation, she must be isolated from all men for 12 moon cycles. During this time, she learns to weave.