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Fandango at the Wall

Monday, April 26, 2021 at 12:01am to 11:59pm

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with a panel discussion featuring filmmaker Varda Bar-Kar and others on Tuesday, April 27 at 1pm

Ithaca Premiere>2020 > USA > Directed by Varda Bar-Kar
An exuberant documentary that follows masterful son jarocho (a 300-year-old folk music rooted in the land that combines African, Indigenous and Spanish traditions) musicians from Veracruz, Mexico to the US-Mexico border where they join renowned New York Maestro Arturo O'Farrill and his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for a transformational music & dance festival, Fandango Fronterizo, taking place on both sides of the border. The event resulted in an album, a book and this documentary, directed by Cornell alumna Varda Bar-Kar '82. Subtitled. Cosponsored by the Latin American Studies Program. More at
1 hr 32 min

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Film, Panel Discussion


Cornell Cinema, Department of Music, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Latino Studies Program


cascal, film, movie, tfdcin, Movies, pma




Cornell Cinema
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Teresa Alvis


Filmmaker Varda Bar-Kar (Apr 21, 7:15p)

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