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Charanga del Norte and Guillermo Davis

UK, 2019, 90mins, Cert.U TBC
Presented by Leeds International Festival

Film description

To celebrate their twentieth year, Cuban dancer- turned-animator Guillermo Davis, flautist and Musical Director of Charanga del Norte, Reader in Music at Leeds Beckett University, Dr Sue Miller discuss and present their collaborative projects in music, dance and animation film with screenings of animation shorts featuring music by Charanga del Norte and a live semi-acoustic performance from the band.

Expect to see animation shorts such as ‘Charanga Time’, made to celebrate the band’s 20th anniversary in 2019; additionally Guillermo presents his animations ‘The Little Rose Shoes’ based on a Cuban poem for children by Jose Marti and ‘Grandad Go and Get the Bread!’, an animation short about an old man who shuffles out to dance on Carnival day.

Come and be part of this celebratory event from a band playing infectiously good Cuban dance music to make you get up and move!

Showing as part of Spring Shorts

A small season this Spring, celebrating the remarkable short films from across the world.
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