After Halloween the Day of the Dead follows, at least in Mexico and other Spanish-born cultures. The celebration of Día de Muertos traditionally begins on 31 October and ends on the second of November. During this time deceased family members are remembered and are believed to visit their families. Therefore, it is not a time of mourning, but celebrated through a colorful and joyous festival.
For this Mexican holiday the animated short film of the same name and winner of the Student Academy Award Goldmdaille, Dia De Los Muertos, fits beautifully. A truly beautiful story that introduces the spirit and meaning of this wonderful day.