ZunZún Children’s Fest Presented by FUNDarte

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ZunZún Children’s Fest Presented by FUNDarte

At Miami Dade County Auditorium

Music: Rita Rosa Ruega (Miami)
Theatre: El camino del bosque by Artefactus Cultural Project (Miami)
Theatre: Martina, The Little Roach by Teatro SEA (New York)
Film: Títeres: Puppetry in the Caribbean, by Manuel A. Moran and Kristian Otero-Morán (New York/Puerto Rico)

Reviews
“The puppet creatures, designed by José López, are clearly beguiling!”
The New York Times

Synopsis:
El camino del bosque (The Path in the Forest) is inspired by a ritual of the Cherokee people that tells the story of a family and a child named Walasi. After the death of his mother, little Walasi undertakes a trip with his father, in which he must know the life of the forest and face his fears, while discovering sounds, feelings, emotions, and thoughts that will help him to overcome this test.
Approximate running time: 45 minutes with no intermission. Presented in Spanish

La Cucarachita Martina (Martina, the Little Roach) is a Latin rock-n-roll musical based on a popular Cuban and Puerto Rican children's tale of a little roach who learns many lessons on her journey to find true love.
“The puppet creatures, designed by José López, are clearly beguiling!”
--The New York Times
Approximate running time: 55 minutes with no intermission. Presented in English

Títeres: Puppetry in the Caribbean: Títeres en el Caribe Hispano directed by Manuel A. Morán and Kristian Otero-Morán features a historical journey of the origins of puppet theater in the Cuba, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, and provides a unique insight into the work of many prominent pioneers and puppet companies from the three countries.
Consecutive screenings begin at 2:00 p.m

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