A journey to self-discovery. Hairouna, Land of the Blessed asks “Who am I?” A young man from the Caribbean nation, St. Vincent and the Grenadines discovers that he is descended from “Black Caribs” who survived the genocide and exile during the English colonization. He goes around the island learning all that he can about his lost heritage from historians, activists and artists.
But to gain spiritual reconciliation, he travels to Honduras to learning the language of his ancestors in the Garifuna communities of Central America. This road trip docudrama explores the relationship between traditions and modern culture in a deeply personal way. It documents the journey of the young protagonist as he seeks to find a way into the future, without forgetting the past.