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Award-winning Documentary, ‘Searching for Capomo’ at Los Mangos

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Join us for the screening of the award-winning documentary Searching for Capomo, a film about the nutritious and medicinal tree that has sustained the indigenous peoples of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean for millennia.

This moving documentary, made by the non-profit organizations the Center for Traditional Medicine and the Center for World Indigenous Studies, in collaboration with the Yelapa Community in Jalisco, will immerse you in the fascinating world of Capomo. Explore its diverse uses and learn about the environmental challenges facing this endangered tree.

This presentation will take place as part of the Festival del Arbol at the Puerto Vallarta Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos, on February 24 at 10 am. At the end of the presentation, we will have a discussion with the filmmakers about the uses and customs of Capomo and other Native Trees of Puerto Vallarta and Cabo Corrientes.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and appreciate the cultural and ecological richness of Capomo and our region!

This event is sponsored by:
Gobierno de Puerto Vallarta
Jard铆n Bot谩nico de Puerto Vallarta
Centro Universitario de la Costa / UDG
Organizaci贸n para la Conservaci贸n de los 脕rboles
Biblioteca Los Mangos
Asoc Mexicana de Arboricultura Delegaci贸n Occidente

If you are unable to attend the event, there will be a week-long online screening of the documentary, starting Tuesday, February 27. Stay tuned to drlesliekorn.com and cwis.org for more details.

Dr. Leslie Korn has lived and worked in Banderas Bay since 1973 conducting research in Traditional Medicine of Mexico. She is a Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health-educated clinician in clinical practice in Mental Health Nutrition, Integrative Medicine and the prevention of dementia and cognitive decline. She is the author of 8 books, including ‘Natural Woman: Herbal Remedies for Radiant Health at Every Age and Stage of Life.’ To learn more about her work, visit DrLeslieKorn.com. She can be reached at lekorn(at)cwis.org.

Click HERE to read more articles by Leslie Korn.

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