The Metal Islands, a new video documentary by Prof. Nelson Varas-Díaz, is released

GSS Professor Dr. Nelson Varas-Díaz recently released a video documentary based on his ethnographic research with heavy metal music communities in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. The documentary, which explores the way music, identity, and politics interact to shape ideas of community and belonging, has been well received by critics and subject communities alike. The trailer can be viewed at: