Buena Vista Social Club


Director: Wim Wenders Actors: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González Genres: Documentary, Music Country: Germany, USA, UK, France, Cuba Release Year: 1999 Duration: 105 min Synopsis: A group of legendary Cuban musicians, some as old as their nineties, were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. In this film, we see and hear some of the songs being recorded in Havana. There is also footage from concerts in Amsterdam and New York City’s Carnegie Hall. In addition, many of the individual musicians talk about their lives in Cuba and about how they got started in music…