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The Wheel of Life (La Rueda de La Vida)

Jarmel, Marcia, (filmmaker). Schneider, Ken, (filmmaker). PatchWorks Productions (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (16 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : PatchWorks Productions, 2016.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Joaquin Roche, Los Funadores de Casino de Rueda
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by PatchWorks Productions in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Meet El Oso (the Bear), one of the founders of Casino ́ the Cuban dance that launched salsa. A simple man whose joie de vivre delights, Osó travels through his Havana regaling us with tales of his youth, when Havanás exclusive clubs were white only, forcing him to dance on the streets.. After rock ń roll and the revolution intervene, Oso and his circle of friends choreograph a new history felt today across the globe. One of the first U.S.-Cuba co-productions, WHEEL OF LIFE spins international relations onto the dance floor.. ́Invites audiences to see Cuba beyond politics and to take part in this dance that has continued to thrive despite obstacleśŒ.El Osós story is a personal one, that like rueda dance, invites all audiences to get up and participate.́ - Michelle Leigh Farrell, Fairfield University
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English,Spanish
Subject: Dance.
Genre: Documentary films.

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