Music is my Mother Language

Armando Croda


Short Documentary Film – 22 minutes

Todd Clouser, co-director.
Billy Martin, co-director.
Armando Croda, editor and producer.
Carlos Sosa, producer.
Jim Stark, producer.

Musicians Todd Clouser and Billy Martin (drummer of Medeski, Martin and Wood) made and exploration trip to Chiapas, Mexico in search of inspiring sounds. What they found it couldn’t be expressed with words, a great richness of culture and stories expressed through the heart language, the music. They visited Zinacant├ín, San Juan Chamula and San Cristobal de las Casas and present in this short documentary a sample of yesterday and today’s music in Chiapas, with the main purpose of showing solidarity with all the people who need to express their stories and feelings through music.

Music is my Mother Language was presented in the San Cristobal de las Casas Film Festival in January 21st of 2015.

Read the news about the screening here:

La Jornada

This documentary will be release very soon. If you need a screener please contact Armando Croda.