The Mairmate (La Tlanchana)
Serie: Little Magic Hands (Manitas Mágicas)
Genre: Animation Mexico/2009/4:03 min.

 

Description:
The story “la tlanchana” is about mermaids and why they are so often made in the community. This animation was based on handicrafts and legends living in the oral memory of the people of Metepec.

Credits:
Production: Fondo Nacional para el Fomento de las Artesanías y Comunicación Comunitaria A.C.
Direction: Irma Ávila Pietrasanta. Collective creation: Alitzel Sánchez, Alan Sánchez, Ángeles Fernández, Carmen Rivera, Diana Rivera, Emilio Camacho, Frida Sánchez, Guillermo Camacho, Hazael Sánchez, Itzel Rivera, José Fernández, Maximiliano Camacho, Raimundo Torres, Raúl Torres, Rodrigo Sotero.
Community: Metepec, Estado de México.