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Photos: "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles"

October 19, 2017

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Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela, center) holds banana leaves up to the sky as she whispers a prayer. Tita (VIVIS, left), and Josefina (Nancy Rodriguez, left) look on.

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Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela) looks at the night sky with her son Acan (Jahnangel Jimenez).
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The group (left to right, Nancy Rodriguez, VIVIS, Sabina Zuniga Varela, Jahnangel Jimenez, Lakin Valdez) reenacts the arduous crossing of the desert from Mexico to the United States.
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Josefina (Nancy Rodriguez, left) shares a happy moment with Tita (VIVIS).
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(L) Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela) and her husband Jason (Lakin Valdez) try to be intimate but a past episode haunts Medea. (R) Jason (Lakin Valdez) will do anything to ensure a bright future in America for his son Acan (Jahnangel Jimenez).
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Armida (Vilma Silva) embraces Acan (Jahnangel Jimenez), much to the chagrin of Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela. left) and Tita (VIVIS).
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Jason’s boss Armida (Vilma Silva, on table) pays a visit to the home of Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela, right) and Tita (VIVIS).
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Tita (VIVIS, right) convinces Josefina (Nancy Rodriguez, center) to let Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela) make her a beautiful dress.
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(L) Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela) holds her son Acan (Jahnangel Jimenez) close. (R) Armida (Vilma Silva) gives a final ultimatum to Medea (Sabina Zuniga Varela) an Tita (VIVIS) looks on.

All photos by Jenny Graham.

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