Cinemás Film Series: "Buena Vista Social Club"

  • Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street Northwest Atlanta, GA, 30303 United States

The Atlanta Film Festival is pleased to announce the first ever Cinemás Film Series at Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11, 2015. Featuring films from Colombia, Cuba, Peru and Venezuela, Cinemás will showcase cultural and cinematic diversity within the Latin American community during National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th through October 15th).

Tickets are only $6.50 for each film and a limited number of free tickets are available to ATLFF members (watch your email for directions).

Sunday, October 11 - 5:30 PM

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB

directed by Wim Wenders
Cuba/Germany, 1999, Spanish/English, 105 minutes

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.