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Eliades Ochoa: from Cuba to the World

Eliades Ochoa: from Cuba to the World

Cynthia Biestek

Mexico, Cuba | 2019 | 1 h 42 min
English, Spanish |
Subtitles: English
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Released in 1997, the album Buena Vista Social Club became a Grammy-winning international success. After its release, group member Eliades Ochoa saw his popularity skyrocket and his career take off. Directed by Cynthia Biestek, this documentary perfectly captures the rhythm of Cuba’s musical heritage and highlights the singer-songwriter and guitarist’s unique personality. A vibrant portrait of this landmark work of traditional Cuban music that resonated far beyond the island’s shores.
Director Cynthia Biestek
Script Ian Padron
Editing Ian Padron
Cast Benicio Del Toro, Charles Musselwhite, Silvio Rodriguez
Sound mixing Javier Figueroa
Cinematography Aramis Fonseca, Rafael Solis

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Cynthia Biestek

Cynthia Biestek

Cynthia Biestek is an American director and producer. She is the founder of Positivation Films, and has previously produced the documentary The Kings of the Cuban Son (2009). With Eliades Ochoa: From Cuba to the World (2019), Biestek makes her directorial debut.

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Eliades Ochoa: From Cuba to the World (2019)

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