Percussions, Impressions And Reality

Synopsis:  

By focusing on the music of Lexington Avenue Express a group that has taken their music to community centers, political events, prisons and music festivals 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.

Director:  

Allan Siegel

Country:  

U.S.A

Year:  

1978

Length:  

30 mins

Lan:  

English

Logline:  

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

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