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Garifuna in Peril

Alí Allié/Ruben Reyes
Honduras, 2012, 99 min.

In English/Garifuna/Spanish with English subtitles.
This film is family friendly.

Best Narrative Feature

A Garifuna language teacher struggles to preserve his indigenous Honduran culture in the face of the encroaching western influence of the tourism industry. The combination of Garifuna dialogue, a naturalistic filming style, and cast of mostly first-time actors lends to a sense of urgency in this ultimately uplifting narrative.

Category: Drama.
Themes: Anthropology, Community, Education, Identity, Social Justice, World Cinema, Language, Latin America.

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