Songs of the Homeland

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National Airdate: September 20, 1995

Network: PBS

Description: The history of the Texas Mexican experience as told through the development of Tejano music.

 

Filmed on location throughout Texas, Songs of the Homeland tells the story of Tejano Music. This critically acclaimed documentary features images of the past and present and includes performances and interviews with musical pioneers such as Tony de la Rosa, Valerio Longoria, Lydia Mendoza, Isidro Lopez, Sunny Ozuna, Mingo Saldivar, and Little Joe Hernandez. Produced and Directed by Award Winning Filmmaker Hector Galán, Songs of the Homeland is an exuberant journey into the heart and soul of Tejano music.

 

Awards:

 

1995 “Special Jury Award” at the CineFestival Latino Film & Video Exhibition

 

1994 “Award of Excellence” at the CineSol Latino Film Festival

 

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