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Bronx Museum FIRST FRIDAYS! and AFF Present: When the Spirits Dance Mambo

Friday, July 7, 2017, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


When The Spirits Dance Mambo

Director: Marta Moreno-Vega
Country: Cuba
Year: 2003
Running Time: 90min
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Genre: Documentary

Filmed primarily in Cuba, this documentary is a tribute to the spiritual energy that traveled from West Africa to Cuba. It traces the role of sacred African thought and practice in the formation of the Cuban society, culture and popular music.

6:00pm: DJ Asho spins on the 1’s and 2’s
7:00pm: Performance by The Cimarron Project featuring Roman Diaz
8:00pm: Screening of When the Spirits Dance Mambo directed by Filmmaker Marta Moreno Vega and Bobby Shepard


Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456 United States