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La Chana

Description

With depth, humor and pathos, the award-winning film La Chana celebrates a self-taught flamenco dancer who in the 1960s-80s rose to international stardom and then vanished from the public eye at the height of her career. In her baroque boudoir in Barcelona, La Chana continues to practice her art and reveals the reason her career came to such an abrupt end.

Filled with footage of spectacular flamenco dance and music, this film brings us under the skin and into the irrepressible spirit of a child prodigy with an uncanny gift for rhythm who, despite all odds, enjoys a comeback in her late sixties.

Friday, October 12 | 4:00 pm

Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
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La Chana
Spain | 2016 | 72 minutes | Director: Lucija Stojevic, Choreographer: La Chana
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Additional Credits

Producer Deirdre Towers | Co-Producer Susan Muska, Greta Olafsdottir (Bless Bless Productions) | Production Coordinator Sandra Olsina | Documentalist & Assistant Director Lucia Sances | Associate producer, Expert Advice & Coordination Beatriz del Pozo | Director of Photography Samuel Navarrete | Camera Carlos Villaoslada, Ferran Gassiot, Lucija Stojevic, Xavi Sibecas | Editing Domi Parra, Irene Coll | Sound Design Alejandro Castillo | Motion Graphics and Graphic Design Andrés Bartos | Composer Ernesto Briceño

PRECEDED BY

Impetu's: Flamenco's Driving Force

Impetu’s: Flamenco’s Driving Force

(United States, 2017) 5:00
Director: Lulo Rivero
Choreographer: Jesús Carmona

In a personal portrait set in Miami’s diverse landscapes, flamenco dancer Jesus Carmona shows us the raw and sincere intimacy of his virtuoso dance.

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