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Calle 54 [Sunday Evening Documentary]
Join us in the attic of Trapéz Bár for an evening with a cup of coffee or a beer and something valuable to watch! We are friends get-together from time to time so the event is free of charge.
This Sunday from 6.30pm (18:30):
Fernando Trueba: Calle 54
2000, 105 min
A film about Latin jazz with only minimal introductory voiceovers, the film consists of studio performances by 13 giants. The director drapes walls with single colors - red for Jerry González and the Fort Apache band, white for Tito Puente; his camera is close to faces, instruments, hands, and feet; bands' colors contrast with walls or their leader's clothes. Chucho Valdés does a pyrotechnic solo then joins his aged father Bebo for a subdued duet. Puntilla Ríos takes us to Africa, Chano Domínguez to a marriage of jazz and Flamenco, and Eliane Elias, her shoe-less foot on the pedal, to gorgeous and muscular elegance. With Paquito, Cachao, Patato, Chico, Gato, and Michel Camilo, we travel Calle 54.
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