This Friday 22nd February at 6.30 p.m. Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the acclaimed documentary on the revival of Cuban music,Buena Vista Social Club directed by Wim Wenders. The details of the film are given below (Please note this one off screening is on Friday 22nd Feb. instead of the usual Thursdays)
Film: Buena Vista Social Club
Directed by: Wim Wenders
Duration: 1 hr 45 mins
Often regarded as one of the best musical docmentaries, Buena Vista Social Club was born when renowned musician Ry Cooder went to Havana, Cuba to record an album with an ensemble of musicians who were away from the limelight for decades and long forgotten. German director Wim Wenders directed this documentary which has some memorable music and heart felt tales from the musicians. Nominated for an Oscar in 2000, it features many legendary cuban musicians including Compay Segunda whose composition Chan Chan is heard across the globe. If you love music, you can’t miss this one.
Here is a Trailer of the film.