Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen +Q&A - ADIFF NY 2014
Wed, Dec. 3 @ 6PM The Chapel
BLACKS IN LATIN AMERICA
Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen reveals the vibrant Afro-Cuban culture of the city. In addition, the film unravels the African and Andalusian origins of rumba and follows ordinary people and famous musicians through the dances, drums, and clave rhythm of the genre. By paying homage to the grand masters of the genre, such as Chano Pozo and his collaborations with Dizzy Gillespie, the film takes us on a historical journey that traces the history of rumba in New York through the words and music of scholars, producers, artists and renowned musicians who continue to practice it today.
Directed by Aristides Falcon Paradi, 2013, Cuba/United States, Documentary, 101 min, Spanish, English subt.
Nigeria/Netherlands, documentary, English
Teachers College, Columbia University - The Chapel (View)
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
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