Autonomy

Synopsis:  

Since the colonial period, the Atlantic Coast has been mired in conflict due to incursions by the Spanish Crown, the Nicaraguan government and the United States. Today, huge waves of 'mestizo' or mixed-race Spanish migration are threatening the Afro-descendent and indigenous way of life. Autonomy explores the people of the Caribbean Coasts' struggle to assert their rights, govern themselves and preserve their cultural traditions and languages.

Director:  

Atkilt Geleta

Country:  

Nicaragua

Year:  

2013

Length:  

26 mins

Lan:  

English

Logline:  

Struggle for self-governance on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua