A musical-opera about plant spirits, teenage rockers and refugees.
A limited series in 6 episodes.
Three San Diego, California teen rockers head to Tijuana to perform in a punk club on the TJ boardwalk… One of them, Francisco, was born in Oaxaca, Mexico but doesn’t know it. He is visited continuously by visions and struggles to comprehend their meaning, being both scared and fascinated.
His bandmates Clara (his soulmate) and Franklin (his sometimes frenemy) struggle with their own issues. Franklin’s father is a shaman in a white separatist cult…
After their gig Clara and Frankiln chase Franscisco down the beach, into a storm, and they stumble onto a magic hut in the jungle….
Francisco gets stranded, finds a new community and begins to learn of his past and purpose.
In Tijuana Francisco and Elias make a sacred journey to the desert in the moonlight, while north of the border The Preacher hatches plans for world domination.
The Preacher makes a pact with the Lord Of The Crows. The refugees travel through the body of a snake…
The refugees and the cult finally meet, with life changing consequences for both.
Next day, sunrise… .. the desert sand is wet from the downpour… as the sun stretches one hand up over the precipice, the mountain’s shadow blankets a multitude of human shapes … intertwined, snuggled into the warm bosom of the magic mountain….
From their pheromone world where plant spirits chant quietly inside rays of light, Apollonia, Skeleton Rose and Mother-Father hover …
Episode 6 is the dramatic climax of “The Magic Hummingbird”