Documentary: The Black Roots of Salsa -

Documentary Films

Encuentro Culturales Diamante, Presents:

The Black Roots of Salsa – The Emancipation of Cuban Rumba

followed by a Q&A with scholars, and an exemplary descarga.

The show will start right at 7 pm.

This documentary is an incomparable dialog between generations. Get fascinated by this journey owing to Cuban culture, full of dance and music.

Discussion and Q &A Panelist:

Juan Alamo – University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Beverly Botsford

Bradley Simmons – Duke University

Darrell Stover – North Carolina State University

Andrea Woods-Valdes –┬áDuke University

This is a FREE event – ($5 Donation Requested)


Space is limited – First come, First served basis.

In interviews, music- and dance sequences exhibit some of the most important and world famous protagonists of the cultural scene in Cuba, the conversion of Cuban Salsa, Rumba and African tradition until the present era.

The movie impresses with its proximity to protagonists. They discuss different subjects and get into details by a live demonstration. They provide an overall understanding of the topic for Cuba specialists as well as interested viewers.