REI Presents: Cycle of Ancestry

“Cycle of Ancestry” is a film about Mario Ordoñez-Calderón, a first-generation Mayan American who bikepacks 1,500 miles through the Yucatan Peninsula to explore his cultural heritage and learn about how your roots can shape your future.


Director, Cinematographer & Co-Writer: Ryder England

Producer & Writer: Mario Jesus Ordoñez-Calderon

Creative Director & Film Editor: Ari Bre Bre

Second Unit DP & Co-Writer: Kat Reynolds

Illustration and Animation: Mau Domingues

Animation: Leto Black

Music Composition: Zacil Pech & Abel Ivan Flores; Victory Mori; Balam Ajpu

Music Supervision: Ari Bre Bre

VFX: Yona Zimmer

Creative Consultant: Katie Rodriguez & Tierney Mosses


REI Co-op


Tumbleweed bikes

Latino Outdoors

Hispanic Access

Kove Hard Yerba Mate

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