New Mexico film ‘The Lost Pueblo’ to be screened in New York

Historic Route 66
This November 2014 photo provided by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association shows the view from the road to Sky City at Acoma Pueblo, N.M. The pueblo is one of more than two dozen tribal communities along historic Route 66. (Lisa Snell/American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association via AP)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – “The Lost Pueblo,” a New Mexico film about the legacy of the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, is set to be screened at a Christian film festival in New York.

The movie is scheduled to be shown Saturday as part of the 2016 Great Lakes Christian Film Festival in Buffalo.

The film, set in modern times, recounts the story of one of the pueblos that revolted when the Spanish settlers came to New Mexico. It was inspired by book “Saints of the Pueblos” by Charlie Carillo.

Tomas Sanchez directed the film which was produced last year in New Mexico with 95 percent of the cast and crew from the state.

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