The Director Series: La Caravana de Gardel
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Event Location: Florida State University Panama City
Film begins at 6:00 PM in the Holley Center.
Doors open at 5:00 PM for a social hour.
Advance ticket sales end April 20 (ticket services provided by Bay Arts MCC). Tickets will also be sold at the event.
Colombian filmmakers, Carlos Palau (Director) & Angela Marken (Producer), will be at Florida State University Panama City on April 21 for a Q&A and screening of "La Caravana de Gardel" (Spanish language film with English subtitles).
Following the film, guests will enjoy a Tango Concert featuring Moni Botango, Vocals; Osvaldo Barrios, Bandoneon; Sergio Eduardo, Guitar with a performance by internationally renowned Dancers, Claudio Otero & Lauren Woods.
About the Film: Set in the 1930’s, La Caravana de Gardel depicts the pilgrimage of devoted fans of Carlos Gardel as they struggle to bring his body back to Argentina after a fatal plane crash in the mountains of Colombia. The film is based on a novel by Cruz Kronfly that was reissued in 2015 on the 80th anniversary of the death of the legendary Argentine Singer.
This screening is made possible by support from:
The St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc.
Juan Andrada - Thrivent Financial Services
Emerald Coast Rotary
Bay Arts Alliance and Teatro de las Artes
Other organizational, marketing and endorsement support has been given by: Consulate General of Uruguay, Academia Nacional de Tango, Uruguay, L’Associon de Gardel, Toulouse, France.