Renee Tajima-Peña

Evangeline Griego

Executive Producer
Jeff Bieber

Johanna Demetrakas

Director of Photography
Jonathan Schell

Sound Recordist
Sara Chin

Music Composers
Brian Kirk & Sharon Smith

Musical Performance
Joachim Cooder
Ry Cooder
Rene Gasca
Los Frijoles Románticos

Music Editor
Johanna Demetrakas

Narrated by
Armando Peña

Armando Peña
Renee Tajima-Peña

Post-Production Supervisor and Additional Editor
Bill Bryn Russell

On-line Editing
Christopher Gray
Bill Bryn Russell

Post-Production Sound Services:
Puget Sound, Inc.

Supervising Sound Editor/ Re-Recording Mixer
Joe Milner

Foley Recorded at
Post Creations

Foley Mixer
Kyle Billingsley

Foley Artist
Cynthia Merrill

Archival Research
Evangeline Griego
Suzanne A. Williams

Juliet Carriker, Postproduction Coordinator, Deluxe
Tim Carranza, HD Upconversion, Deluxe

Assistant Editor
Duc Nguyen

Additional Cinematographer
Renee Tajima-Peña

Additional S-8 Cinematographer
Pablo Bryant
Steve Wilson

Production Assistants
Liz Cabral
Vilma Chavez
Zaida Meijia Popper
Jason Tajima
Kyle Tajima

Transcripts & Translation
Anthony Allen
Dena Berillon
Vilma Chavez
Denise Davis
Evangeline Griego
Gregory Lutton
Rosalind Sagara
Judy Sisneros

Story Consultants
Kate Amend
Spencer Nakasako

Music Consultant
Betto Arcos

Scholarly Consultants
Rosalinda Fregoso
Cynthia Orozco
B. Ruby Rich

Special Thanks
Dalton Delan
Yance Ford and Cynthia Lopez, POV
Stephen Gong and Don Young, CAAM
Llano Grande Project
Wendy Levy, BAVC
Kuniko Okubo and Theodore Thomas
Marroquin and Peña Families

Les Blank and Chris Strachwitz
CBS News
Grinberg Worldwide Images
Layton Family
Marroquin and Peña Family
Leo Martinez
National Archives
Vanderbilt University Television Archive

"Se Eni A Fe L'Amo Kere Kere," performed by Carlos Santana, written by Babatunde Olatunji, published by Rykodisc
"No Sabemos Amar," performed by El Gran Silencio, written by Marco Antonio Hernandez- Gonzalez, published by EMI Mexico/ARK21
"La Traidora (Unfaithful Woman)," performed by Rosita y Laura, written by Jose Alfredo Jimenez, courtesy Arhoolie Productions, Inc.
"La Sandunga," performed by Lila Downs, written by Maximo Ramon Ortiz, courtesy Lila Downs
"Pinotepa," performed by Lila Downs, written by Alvaro Carillo, courtesy Lila Downs
"Depths," "Me Vale," "Por Que Te Fuiste?" written and performed by Los Frijoles Románticos, courtesy Mongler Music Publishing
"Los Barandales Del Puente," performed by Los Alegres de Teran, arrangement by Carlos Bravo Solis/ Sony Music Publishing
"Las Enchiladas," performed by Los Alegres de Teran, written by Victor Cordero/Felipe Valdez Leal, published by PHAM/SACM
"Aquí No Será," performed by Ozomatli, written by Enrique Ramirez, published by
"Hey Senorita," performed by The Penguins, written by Carl Green, published by

Alpert Award in the Arts
Farmers Insurance

Renew Media
Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media
Rockefeller Intercultural Media Fellowship
us-Mexico Fund for Culture

Produced in association with POV | American Documentary Inc. Executive Producer for POV | American Documentary: Simon Kilmurry

This program is a co-presentation of POV and Latino Public Broadcasting. Executive Producer for LPB: Patricia Boero

Calavera Highway is a presentation of the Center for Asian American Media with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Produced in association with WETA-Washington

2008 © Renee Tajima