Length: 7 minutes


Cinema Planeta: International Environmental Film Festival 2019

American Documentary Film Festival 2018

Cine Las Americas Film Festival 2018


Francisco Cruz is The Allied King, a prestigious role in an indigenous Zapoteca dance hailing from Oaxaca, Mexico called The Dance of the Feathers. As an anthropologist, he has an intimate knowledge and understanding of the Mexico people don't know about. He is from Zaachila, from a people known as the Ben'Zaa, or The Cloud People.

Featuring Diego Huerta. All photographs used with the permission of Diego Huerta. 

Cast and Crew:

The Allied King: Fernando Cruz

Photographer: Diego Huerta

Directed/Edited/Shot by: Jason Outenreath

Re-recording Mixer: Korey Pereira