In September of 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla led the people of New Spain in an uprising against the colonial rule of Spain. The insurrection led to the birth of Mexico and today Hidalgo is considered the father of the country.


Now you can learn more about this story and explore the past and the present of the places where Mexico was born in the new documentary, “Father Hidalgo’s Mexico.”


Visit Santiago de Querétaro, San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, and Guanajuato, in Mexico’s beautiful Bajio region. See the places where Father Hidalgo and his fellow rebel leaders lived, fought, and died to give birth to Mexico.


See how these cities have preserved their colonial heritages while embracing Hidalgo’s legacy of courage and commitment.

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Father Hidalgo Photo
Father Hidalgo's Mexico
a documentary by Mike Cuenca
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