Wisdom Archive


Director Scott Andrews and subjects in person
Three films: world premieres!

The Wisdom Archive presents the first screenings celebrating three masters of Northern New Mexico art and music, by Emmy Award-winning directors Scott Andrews and Christopher Beaver. MONICA SOSAYA: MAESTRA DE TRADICCION is a loving portrait of the "Grand Dame" of Spanish Market, winner of the Masters Award for Lifetime Achievement and a "Santa Fe Living Treasure” for her 65 years of creation of santos (U.S., 2017, 12m). RECUERDO captures a rare and exclusive look behind the scenes with renowned artist and santero Nicholas Herrera of El Rito, winner of the New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, as he tends his land and paints in his studio (U.S., 2017, 18m). CIPRIANO VIGIL: MUSICO DE LA GENTE tells the life story of a master of Northern New Mexico music, from El Rito to the Smithsonian (directed by Scott Andrews, 38 minutes)

7:30p Tuesday July 25