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Cuban Ministry of Culture, Cuban Embassy,
ComoNo, Music Fund for Cuba, Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Unison, Unite,
Thompsons Solicitors, Cuban Tourist Board and business, community and
cultural organisations based in the UK and Cuba.
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Buena Vista Adios
26 January 2018
Documentary Staring: Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Manuel ‘Guajiro' Mirabal 105mins/ 2017/ Cuba / USA Director: Lucy Walker Language: Spanish (English Subtitles) Contains mild sex references
Lucy Walker's new documentary tells the stories of the local Havana musicians, who recorded the highly successful Cuban music album 'Buena Vista Social Club' in 1997. Now 20 years on from the album's original release, against the backdrop of Cuba's captivating musical history, musicians such as Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo and Manuel Mirabal reflect on their remarkable careers and the extraordinary circumstances that brought them together.