Buena Vista Social Club, 1999
Friday, September 14, 7 pm
Cantor Film Center, New York University, 36 E. 8th Street
Directed by Wim Wenders, featuring Luis Barzaga, Joachim Cooder, Ry Cooder. Rated G. 101 minutes. See and hear a group of legendary Cuban musicians, some in their nineties, who were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD in Havana. Additional footage shows concerts in Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall, as well as many of the individual musicians talking about their lives in Cuba.
From series Cuba on Film, organized by NYU-TV and the Cantor Film Center, and cosponsored by the Grey Art Gallery. Information: 212/998-2664