Day of the Dead (1957)
Day of the Dead explores the special objects and rituals of the annual Mexican celebration of All Souls' Day, which is observed on the first day of November. The film examines the Mexican philosophy of death and the ways in which people have come to terms with mortality. A rich variety of folk objects, created each year for the celebration are shown in detail.
Music composed and performed by Laurindo Almeida.
Narration read by Edgar Kaufmann Jr.
running time: 15 minutes, color.