Percussions, Impressions And Reality


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    The origins of Puerto Rican folk music in the United States.
     

    DIRECTED BY: Allan Siegel

    Documentary | U.S.A | 1978 | 30 mins | English |

    SYNOPSIS:

    By focusing on the music of Lexington Avenue Express Ñ a group that has taken their music to community centers, political events, prisons and music festivals Ñ the film explores the origins and growth of folk Puerto Rican music in the United States. Interviews with New York musicians reveal how traditional music is used as a source of resistance against cultural domination whereby Puerto Rican culture is both maintained and transformed.