Media

Selected Interviews; Media Mentions; Film & Video Resources

SDG Interview with Roberto Borrero 2018.
 

Selected Interviews & Media Mentions of

Roberto Múkaro Borrero

Print and Online

America in Context

Shivani Persad
October 1, 2020

Indian Country Today

Amy Morris
August 10, 2016

The Jamaica Gleaner

Paul Williams
July 5, 2014

The Jamaica Gleaner

Paul H. Williams

June 14, 2014

The Jamaica Gleaner

Valerie Dixon, March 29, 2014

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE

Robert M. Poole,
OCTOBER 2011

Inter Press Service (IPS)

Katherine Stapp
Aug 8, 2005 

 
 

Filmography

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2018

“TAINO DAKA (I AM)” documentary explores Taino history, culture and the indigenous identity throughout the Caribbean and the Diaspora, who are considered to be extinct for over 500 years since their encounter with Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the New World. Today, Tainos are on a quest to claim back their identity and rewrite their history. Featuring Roberto Múkaro Borrero (as self); 3N Productions; Directed by Alex Zacarias.

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2018

Filmmaker Paul Puglisi traveled across the US to make sense of the controversy surrounding of one of America's most enduring symbols - Christopher Columbus. Conversations with cultural leaders, historians, activists, authors and educators bring to life the perspectives that molded a 15th century sailor into a genocidal conqueror, a messenger of Christ, a cultural icon and a patriotic hero in a land he never knew existed. Directed by Paul Puglisi; Appearance by Roberto Múkaro Borrero (as self).

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2014

A clandestine expedition through the communist island of Cuba in search of an indigenous tribe rumored extinct for over three centuries. Mangas Films; Documentary; 47 minutes; Director: Andres Torres; Appearance by Roberto Múkaro Borrero (as self); Roberto Múkaro Borrero, Music.

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Spirits of the Jaguar: Hunters of the Caribbean Sea

1997

Using wildlife footage, dramatic recreations and computer simulation, this four-part series explores the great civilizations of the Aztecs, the Maya and the Taino, which dominated the Caribbean and Central America for centuries. BBC/WNET (Thirteen) production; George Page, Narrator; Paul Reddish, director; Roberto Borrero, Actor/Consultant. Broadcast in the USA as part of the series: Nature.