Polka: Roots of Mexican Accordion playing in South Texas and North Mexico
Just found this online. Great documentary with interviews about the history of accordion in the Mexico/US border region.
I’ve never heard of this before, it was filmed in 1986 by Robert Boonzajer Flaes & Maarten Rens
They were connected with the University of Amsterdam. Were they students? Sponsored by the University?
I like the line in the credits: “This film can be copied free of charge for the Chicanos of San Antonio, Texas.”
Seven parts, worth seeing: