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Cinematheque: Tango Negro with Laurie Vega

at UT Dallas Jonsson Performance Hall, Richardson TX

Oct 01 2014
Cinematheque:  Tango Negro with Laurie Vega

Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango by Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro explores the expression of Tango's Africanness and the contribution of African cultures in the creation of the tango. Tango was a reflection of the social life of the slaves that were taken to South America – including Argentina and Uruguay – mostly from central Africa, particularly from the former Kongo Kingdom. Director Dom Pedro reveals the depth of the footprints of the African music on the tango, through this rich movie

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Free

LOCATION

UT Dallas Jonsson Performance Hall

800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

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