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Afro-Cuba: Yesterday & Today

Afro-Cuba: Yesterday & Today

(Full Frame, Subtitled)
  • Release 16/12/2008
  • Film and TV Genre Drama, Foreign-Spanish
  • Media Format DVD
  • DVD Region 0
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Price: £21.79

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Two exciting, colorful films spotlight the African roots of Cuba's culture by focusing on two legendary artists. Afro-Cuban mythology plays a major part in the Last Rumba of Papa Montero (Octavio Cortazar, Martinique/Cuba, 1992, 52 minutes.), a film about the rhythmic dance style known as the legendary rumba king, Papa Montero, who was assassinated during Carnival. Told through beautiful images, sensual music, and exciting dance performances, this story captures the traditions of Cuban life as it guides the main character to his fate. Next, the multilayered Sara Gomez: An Afro-Cuban Filmmaker (Alessandra Muller, Switzerland/Cuba, 2005, 76 minutes.) focuses on the biography of Cuba's first female director. Though trained in ethnography, Gomez later turned to making films that reflect her interests in Afro-Cuban culture and women's issues.

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Title: Afro-Cuba: Yesterday & Today
Genre: Drama, Foreign-Spanish
Starring: Carlos Cruz
Studio: Art Mattan
Attributes: Full Frame, Subtitled
Release Date: 16/12/2008
Media Format: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 736899121327
Closed Caption: No
Run Time: 76 minutes
DVD Region: 0
Year of Release: 2005

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