“Citizen” by author Greg Sarris, tells the story of Salvador, born in the U.S., raised in Mexico; son of an American Indian mother and a Mexican father. He has returned to California to find his mother, or rather, her grave. Working in the fields and ranches around Santa Rosa, he meets his mother's family, encountering both kindness and opportunism, as well as glimmers of hope. An American citizen, who speaks no English, Salvador procures his proof of citizenship and begins to discover his true identity, and what it means to belong.
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Directed by Gendell Hing-Hernández
Carlos Aguirre* - Marco, Eduardo, Ensemble
Carolyn Dunn - Eldine
Marie-Claire Erdynast - Lily, Candy, Ensemble
Rodrigo García - Salvador
Edie Flores - Salvador's Father, Al, Ioncencio, Ensemble
Regina Morones - Catarina, Ofelia, Ensemble
Ryan Tasker* - Mike, Ensemble
David R. Molina: Sound Design, Original Music, Editor and Mix Engineer
Impuritan: Additional Original Music ("Light is Mortal Too")
Carlos Aguirre: Heart Beat Box
Ras K'Dee: Additional Original Music (“Buscando”)
Imani Champion*: Line Producer
Desirée Alcocer: Production Assistant
Colm McNally: Production Manager
Joe Moore: Sound Engineer
Andrew Burmester: Marketing and Distribution
Included in this podcast is after the story are two tracks featuring cast member Carlos Aguirre:
Tourai - Emcee Infinite and Nezbeat (collaborator and producer)
The Fall - Emcee Infinite, produced by Keith Pinto