¡Gracias, Santiago! World Premiere

¡Gracias, Santiago! World Premiere



BPBS Arts & Media Presents: The premiere of ¡Gracias, Santiago!

With Special Guest Sublime Frequencies and Hisham Mayet, who will open the evening with his own film, Vodoun Gods On The Slave Coast.

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¡Gracias, Santiago!
Andrew Pritchard, Oryan Peterson-Jones
USA | Cuba
25 minutes

¡Gracias, Santiago! is a hypnotic journey into the sights, sounds, colors, movements and culture of Carnaval in Cuba. This 26 minute experimental documentary was filmed on location in Santiago de Cuba. The filmmakers, Oryan Peterson-Jones and Andrew Pritchard, will be on hand to introduce their movie and for a brief Q and A session afterwards.

Vodoun Gods On The Slave Coast
Hisham Mayet

Vodoun Gods On The Slave Coast explores the ceremonial splendor of sacred dance and ritual in Benin, the birthplace and cradle of Vodoun. Formerly known as Dahomey, Benin was also called the Slave Coast due to its importance in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

Special Admission