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Title Buena Vista Social Club / Director: Wenders, Wim
Published Australia : SBS 2, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (1 hr. 40 min. 38 sec.) ; 611920014 bytes
Summary From acclaimed director, Wim Wenders, comes this extraordinary documentary about a group of Cuban musicians known as Los Superablos or, The Super Grandfathers. In 1996, Ry Cooder gathered together some of the greatest names in the history of Cuban music to collaborate on what became the best selling and Grammy winning album, Buena Vista Social Club. Inspired by these colourful characters and their extraordinary music, Wenders' film follows the musicians from Havana to Amsterdam and finally to Carnegie Hall in New York. Featuring Ry Cooder, Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Ruben Gonzalez, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo and many other renowned Cuban musicians. (From Germany, in Spanish and English, English subtitles
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2011-01-01 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Boleros (Music)
Dance music.
Popular music in motion pictures.
Form Streaming video
Author Barzaga, Luis, cast
Cooder, Joachim, cast
Cooder, Ry, cast
Fernandez, Julio Alberto, cast
Ferrer, Ibrahim, cast
Gonzalez, Carlos, cast
Gonzalez, Juan De Marcos, cast
Gonzalez, Ruben, cast
Gonzalez, Ruben, cast
Gonzalez, Ruben, cast
Gonzalez, Ruben, cast
Gonzalez, Ruben, cast
Labrada, Salvador Repilado, cast
Leyva, Pio, cast
Licea, Manuel, cast
Lopez, Orlando, cast
Magana, Benito Suarez, cast
Mirabal, Manuel, cast
Ochoa, Eliades, cast
Portuondo, Omara, cast
Sanchez, Julienne Oviedo, cast
Segundo, Compay, cast
Valdes, Alberto, cast
Valdes, Amadito, cast
Torres, Barbarito, cast
Villa, Lazaro, cast
Wenders, Wim, director