Produced by Paradiso Films; written, edited and directed by Paloma Suau; and funded by Banco Popular in 2001.
Filmed in Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico North (aka El Bronx)
A beautiful mix of historic and contemporary footage paying homage to the Bomba and Plena.
Starring: Marc Anthony, Jose Feliciano, Danny Rivera, Ismael Rivera Jr, and more.
In Spanish, but even if you don’t have any Spanish you will learn a lot. As the great Bronx philosopher said: “You can observe a lot by just watching.”
If you don’t know this music, there is a hole in your American music education.
– Ken McCarthy
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