Buena Vista Social Club
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.
Joseph Martens from Performing Arts of Maitland will be performing live music at Eden Bar from 6:30-9:30PM, ahead of the screening. Stop by early and get in spirit with some great music and, while you’re here, sip on one of our delicious handcrafted cocktails at Eden Bar!
Germany | USA | UK | France | Cuba, 1999, 105 minutes, Rated G, Directed by Wim Wenders