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Vida Y Danza Cuba - Life & Dance (2008)

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Follow The remarkable artistic journey of Lizt Alfonso and her flamenco dance company Danza Cuba, a mix of Spanish-Afro-Cuban rhythms. Documenting the creation and triumphant debut of "Vida!" at the Royal Alex in Toronto, in June of 2007.

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Lizt Alfonso ...
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Dmaray Benitez ...
Vida
Danza Cuba ...
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Yaraidy Fernandez ...
Alma
Vadim Larramendi ...
Young Man
Yudisley Martinez ...
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Maysabel Pintado ...
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Omara Portuondo ...
Vida
Camila Sanchez ...
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Ele Valdes ...
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VIDA Y DANZA CUBA is a one-hour documentary describing the career of the talented Cuban choreographer Lizt Alfonso. Lizt's controversial idea was to create a dance company comprised entirely of women. She did this during the very difficult time of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which left Cuba bereft of assistance. Despite these difficulties, Lizt's company survived, and she became a Cuban hero who toured the world as a cultural ambassador for Cuban culture. She went on to establish a dance school that today numbers over 900 students. Lizt's international reputation came to the attention of Toronto impresario David Mirvish, who commissioned her to create a dramatic musical to debut at the inaugural 2007 Luminato Festival in Toronto. With Canadian director Kelly Robinson, she created "Vida!", the story of a woman's life from the 1920's to the present, which in turn traces Cuba's own narrative through these times. To play the pivotal lead role, the legendary balladeer Omara Portuondo... Written by Veronica Tennant

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CAD 300,000 (estimated)
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