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FILM SCREENINGS

  • Hot Pepper

    1973. USA. Les Blank. 54 min.

  • Sworn To the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella

    1985. USA. Les Blank. 35 min.

Monday, July 11, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Hot Pepper

    1973. USA. Directed by Les Blank. This musical portrait of Clifton Chenier, a monumental figure in the world of Cajun and Zydeco, shows him combine Cajun dance music rhythms and black R&B with African overtones. 54 min.

  • Sworn To the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella

    1985. USA. Directed by Les Blank. Cuban-American artist Francisco Aguabella is a master of Afro-Cuban and Latin percussion. Born in Matanzas, Cuba, he studied Yoruba-derived bata drums and rumba form along with contemporary rhythms. His storied career dates back to the 1950s, and he has recorded with musicians as diverse as Frank Sinatra and the jazz-fusion group Weather Report. 35 min.

In the Film exhibition Les Blank: Ultimate Insider

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