Sonora: The Devil’s HighwaySonora The 1930s
1931, a year of nationalisms and excesses: The Chinese are expelled from Sonora; the US deports Mexicans and closes its borders. Twelve desperate people cross the Sonoran desert in a 1929 Chrysler, hoping to find peace in Baja California. As their sojourn exposes both the best and the worst of human nature, racism, greed, and paranoia prove as deadly as the merciless landscape around them.
Sister AimeeSonora The 1920s
In 1926 America’s most famous evangelist is a woman. And she’s looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover’s daydreams about Mexico and finds herself on a wild road trip towards the border. Based on true events. Mostly made up.
Always Say YesSonora
Héctor travels from Hermosillo to Mexico City in the hopes of posing naked for photography collective Feral. His friend Carlos chooses not to go with him. Héctor, determined to experiment with his desire without limits, promises himself to always say yes while in the Aztec capital.
Lola CasanovaSonora The 1880s
Sonora Mexico, 1880s: Seri Indian tribe splits into two factions after a white woman comes to live in their settlement.
The YaquiSonora The 1910s
In Mexico, a poor Yaqui Indian loses his family through the actions of a racist Mexican officer named Martinez.
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