After the Ventura twins return from their journey to nineteenth-century Senegal, they face unfinished business with their friends back home in twenty-first-century Newark.
Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura
Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura
Orlando Segarra as Horacio Méndez
Alicia Rivas as Atabey
Darin F. Earl II as Idrissa
Gary Kayi Fletcher as Malik
Daria M. Sullivan as Aminata
Walter F. Rodriguez as Ramiro Ventura
Jennica Carmona as Clara Ventura
Frances Ramos as Janelly
Jessica Bracken as Sonia
Guest Musicians: Lara Gonzalez, Christopher White
Culture/Language Consultants: Aida Guisse, Arame Niang
History/Regional/Language Consultant: Moutarou Diallo
Additional research source: Ousmane Traore, Assistant Professor of African History, Pomona college
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Timestorm is produced in Essex County, NJ, which is situated on the traditional territory of the Leni Lenape people.
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