ISLEÑOS, A ROOT OF AMERICA

Synopsis: 

Islenos, A Root Of America deals with the story of a North American community whose origins come from the Canary Islands. They have maintained their identity and traditions for two hundred years, preserving the culture existing in the Canary Islands of the XVIIIth C.
The search of the identity of this community from Louisiana makes Isleños, a Root of America, a piece of Universal History and has become a key question in the US today. A travel in time throughout North American History, dealing with a community unknown by general public, with significant and unique influence on politics, arts, war conflicts and the Louisianan and American society.

Director: 
Eduardo Cubillo
Producers: 
Jonathan Asencio.
Completion Year: 
2017
Duration: 
01:57:00