Oye Cuba! A Journey Home


TYPE
: Documentary
GENRE: Documentary
STATUS: Production

LOGLINE

A personal and musical journey to Cuba with Grammy award winner Arturo O'Farrill as he breaks down political barriers to ignite a musical revolution.

SYNOPSIS

Oye Cuba! A Journey Home follows Grammy award-winning jazz artist Arturo O'Farrill as he embarks on a personal and artistic pilgrimage - to Cuba the homeland of his father Chico O'Farrill, the legendary jazz composer and bandleader. Overcoming political barriers, Arturos mission is to honor the enormous  and elemental  contribution Cuban music has made to jazz, while forging new connections with his ancestral homeland and inspiring the next generation of Cuban and American musicians to stretch the limits of the music that has been his family's life and love.

ARTISTIC STATEMENT

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KEY CREW

Diane Sylvester - Director / Producer

Katherine Linton - Producer

Gabriela Remirez - Producer / Production Manager

Kirsten Johnson - Director of Photography

Luis Naijmas - Director of Photography

Carrie Mitchel - Associate Producer

Vincent Venturella - Cinematographer

Damaso Reyes - Cinematographer

Evelio Manfred Gay - Audio Engineer

Esteban Bruzon - Audio Engineer

 

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ACCOLADES

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IFP Fiscal Sponsorship Program 2017
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Recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
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Recipient of New York State Council for the Arts Grant

 

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