Buena Vista Social Club
It is nearly impossible to watch this documentary without being moved. ” Richard Propes
Come to TPH for our Wim Wenders Spotlight! This documentary by lauded German filmmaker Wim Wenders follows renowned guitarist Ry Cooder and his son, Joachim, as they travel to Cuba and assemble a group of the country’s finest musicians to record an album. Among the artists included in the project are singer Ibrahim Ferrer and pianist Rubén González, who are both interviewed and featured in studio footage. Eventually the ensemble travels to the United States to perform in front of rapt audiences.
Playing with Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas – see website for dates.
- 101 MINS