Buena Vista Social Club

DVD - 1999 - Spanish
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Buena Vista Social Club
In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. His recording featuring the re-discovered talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians sold millions and earned a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall.

Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, c1999.
ISBN: 0784013314
Branch Call Number: DVD 782.4216 BUE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.


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Dec 05, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

PBS has done it again very well done documentary series. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

Jun 04, 2013
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very enjoyable music-documentary by director Wim Wender, whose hand-held camera followed a group of ageing, previously famous Cuban musician as they were pulled together to perform again.

Nov 03, 2010
  • BiblioVicStaff rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great Latin music!


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Dec 03, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
― Victor Hugo

Dec 03, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill


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