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Freedom Now: Justo Valdez & La Rumba Palenquera: Tribute to Batata

2009 Rated NR 45m

This spirited concert film features an intimate and infectious performance of African- and Latin-flavored batata music, a vivacious blend of smooth, jazzy brass and complex rhythms drawn from cumbia, champeta and porro musical stylings. Filmed at Paris's renowned Banlieues Bleues Festival, the program also includes an interview with Lucas Silva, aka Champeta Man Original, who offers an insider's perspective into this unique musical style.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.