PLAYING LECUONA / PLAYING LECUONA

2015, Colour, Colombia, Spain, Documentaries

 

Production Team

Director : PAVEL GIROUD and JUAN MA VILLAR BETANCORT

Screenwriter : Pavel Giroud, Juanma Villar Betancor

Cinematographer : Santiago Torres Marrero

Editor : Ximena Alejandra, Jose Jorge

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Juan Manuel Villar Betancourt, Insularia Creadores, Calle Ribera 3, CP 38390, Santa Ursula, Tenerife (Espagne), tél.: +34 619540456, [email protected]/Igolai Producciones, Bogota (Colombie), [email protected] Co-prod.: IGOLAI/ LA ZANFONA Sales: Grupo Planeta


 

Synopsis

WORLD PREMIERE: PLAYING LECUONA is a musical journey though the works and realm of Ernesto Lecuona, the celebrated Cuban pianist and composer. Three of the top Latin jazz pianists, Chucho Valdés, Michel Camilo and Gonzalo Rubalcaba get together for this odyssey and tribute, guide us in this musical genre: Valdés fuses Latin jazz with Afrocuban rhythms in Havana. Camilo recreates aural soundscapes in New York, and in the Canary Islands. Rubalcaba fuses jazz and flamenco in Seville, the heart of Andalusian Spain, a place of inspiration place for Lecouna.

 

Director

Havana-born Pavel Giroud began his career as a visual artist and video maker before moving into commercials, documentaries and features. Selected filmography: TRES VECES DOS (2004), a prizewinner at the MWFF, LA PESETA (2006), OMERTA (2008) and the documentaries, ESTHER BORJA: RAPSODIA DE CUBA (2005) and CAR HAVANA (2006).


 

Projections

Friday September 4, 2022 - 03:30 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 2
Saturday September 5, 2022 - 10:00 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 2


 

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