Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Building: Jones Hall in Room 102
Location: uptown campus
Las Marimbas del Infierno (Marimbas from Hell) Julio Hernández Cordón. 75 min. 2010. Guatemala, Mexico, France. Don Alfonso plays the marimba (xylophone) for a living but as his traditional music is seen as increasingly old-fashioned, he finds himself without a job. When his glue-sniffing godson introduces him to Blacko, an old heavy-metal legend of the Guatemalan underground, they decide to do something radical and fuse the sounds of the marimba with heavy metal. This innovative—some might say bizarre—idea sparks the beginning of an unexpected collaboration.
Sponsored by: Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute as well as The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain, and its Program for Cultural Cooperation with United States' Universities.
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
Tickets: Not required
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