The Black Creoles
María José Alvarez | Nicaragua | 84 mins | Feature Documentary | 2014 | Spanish w/ English Subtitles
SYNOPSISThe film gives voice to a people who have lived in resistance to colonialism, and now struggle to maintain their identity as well as their humanist and environmentally friendly way of living.
The poignant journey of an elder from the Orinoco Garifuna community back to the land of his ancestors on the mainland highlights the heritage of the Garifuna people in their similar way of living, respect for each other and the love of family.
Direction, production and script: María José Álvarez and Martha Clarissa Hernández
Narrator: José Calero and Sonia Cruz de Baltodano
Music and lyrics by: Spencer Hodgson
Sound: Gina Villafañe, Eduardo Cáceres, Armando Moreira, Alfredo López
Director of Photography and Camera: Frank Pineda
Edited by: Gerardo Arce