Punta Soul

Synopsis:  

Punta Soul is the intergenerational story of an inspiring musical journey told through its intimate portraits of Garifuna musicians such as Andy Palacio. The Garifuna, an afro-indigenous people exiled from the Caribbean to the coast of Central America in 1798, have carried on a rich and vibrant culture whose expression is found in the electric sound called ‘punta rock’ and the more soulful ‘paranda.’

Director:  

Nyahsa Laing

Country:  

Beize

Year:  

2008

Length:  

39 mins

Lan:  

English

Logline:  

Chronicles the evolution of popular Garifuna music from Belize and explores the role of the music in Belize's cultural awakening.

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