• Director: Margot Benacerraf
  • Release Year: 1959
  • Production Country: Venezuela, France
  • Language: Spanish

Araya

Description

The Spanish Conquistadors discovered the Araya Salt Mine in Venezuela and, in the five hundred years since, the people have continued to mine the salt as it 'always' has been done.

Themes

Venezuela, Mining, Industrialization, Salt, Imperialism, Social conditions, Miners, Death rituals