Salsa Opus 1: New York, our Latin thing
A documentary directed by Yves Billon.
- Duration: 52 min
- Director: Yves Billon
- Release date: 1991
- Co-production: La Sept Les Films du Village
- Languages: English español français
- Participation: CNC Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication et de la Communication des Grands Travaux Ministère des Affaires Etrangères Procirep
- Broadcast format: Digital Betacam
- Distribution: Zaradoc
In the melting pot of New York, Salsa has achieved the dream of General Bolivar: “To unite under a single banner, in the heart of a single culture people as different as Colombians, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans”. New York Salsa is a profoundly Latin music which has allowed these up-rooted communities to rediscover their cultural identity. Featuring performances by: Henry Fiol, Cuco Valoy, and José Alberto.
A unique serie of 5 episodes devoted to the world of salsa and its origins. A musical trip on the American continent from New York to Cuba, crossing Colombia, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
SALSA OPUS 1 : New York, our Latin thing ep.1/5
SALSA OPUS 2 : Colombia, a tropical country ep.2/5
SALSA OPUS 3 : Puerto Rico, the island of song ep.3/5
SALSA OPUS 4 : Venezuela, a visa for the barrios ep.4/5
SALSA OPUS 5 : Cuba, rum, rhythm and spice ep.5/5