Guetón Rodríguez was one of the stars of El ladrón de los guantes blancos / The White Collar Thief (1926), the first film in the history of cinema in the Canary Islands. He played the role of a man falsely accused of a robbery. Years later, during the Civil War, Guetón was arrested again for his political activism. This time in real life.
DAILO BARCO holds a degree in Sociology from the University of La Laguna. In 2010, he finished his Master’s Degree in Contemporary Film and Audio-visual Studies at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, where he later completed a Doctorate in Audio-visual Communication. Together with Ana Pérez Pinto and Estrella Monterrey, he co-directed the full-length documentary Viudas Blancas / White Widows (2012), revealing the untold story of the migration from the Canary Islands to Latin America. Archipiélago Fantasma (2017) and Las Postales de Roberto (2017) mark the start of his solo film career.