Director: Maria jose Alvarez & Martha Clarissa Hernandez
Country: Nicaragua
Year of Production: 2014
Total Running Time: 65 min
Language: Garifuna, Spanish and Creole English subtitled in English
Rating: PG



The 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


María José Álvarez has worked as Manager of Video Graphics at KABC in Los Angeles, at Discovery Communications Inc, in Virginia and for TV-One in Silver Spring, Maryland prior to working at the Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (BCB) as a broadcast journalist, news anchor and producer from 1993-2003.