The documentary features Garifuna shipwright art in the southern town of Punta Gorda in southern Belize. It presents the work of two of the most prolific Garifuna shipwright artists of past and present, Leonides Sanchez and his late father, Peter Sanchez and their outstanding ship models designed from Rosewood; one of the most beautiful woods of Belize. The Garifuna father and son artistic brilliance have designed a large collection of miniature boat models that reflects the Garifuna sea life and culture through an African centered sense of consciousness.
Bilal Morris is a Belizean journalist that has written on a wide aspect of issues that range from politics, culture, history, world music and international relations . He is a Muslim from Belize in Central America, and has covered many issues relating to the African diaspora in Central America and the Caribbean. He is an educator with the Los Angeles Unified School District and a documentary filmmaker.
The art of a person begins when someone in the community feels the urge to create.