Hector Galán
Director/Producer

Hector Galán is an award winning independent documentary filmmaker from San Angelo in West Texas with over thirty films to his credit. He founded his Austin-based production company in 1984 and has been working as an indie director/producer ever since. His work has been broadcast nationally and internationally. His films include documentaries for PBS signature series FRONTLINE and THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. Galán produced the landmark four-hour PBS series special Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement and more recently the six part "Visiones: Latino Art & Culture". Galán has won awards and accolades for exploring such diverse topics as migrant farm workers, "New Harvest, Old Shame" the dynamics of race relations in the military, "The Color of Your Skin" college athletics, "Chasing the Basketball Dream", prison riots "Shakedown in Santa Fe", politics "In the Shadow of the Capitol" and issues surrounding illegal drugs "The Dallas Drug War". Galán continues to create stories that explore his Tejano roots such as "Vaquero: The Forgotten Cowboy", the acclaimed music documentaries "Songs of the Homeland" and "Accordion Dreams", and his latest film, "Los Lonely Boys Cottonfields and Crossroads". For a complete filmography and bio, go to Galán Inc.

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Director/Producer
Hector Galán

Principal Photography
Gustavo Aguilar

Editor
Jose Flores

Producer
Evelyn Ledesma Galán

Film Music Score
Joseph Julian Gonzalez

Film Music Score
David Murray