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Film: Chico and Rita

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
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Dirs. Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, & Tono Errando | Spain - UK | 2011 | 94 min.

Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other around the world. With an original soundtrack by legendary musician Bebo Valdés, this animated film captures a defining moment in the evolution of jazz.

Ukrop Auditorium
Friday, April 6, 3 & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8, 7:30 p.m.

Friday afternoon introduction and post-film discussion led by Mike Davison, Professor of Music and visiting artist/composer Daniel Guzmán Loyzaga.

The International Film Series (IFS) is sponsored by University of Richmond International Education and Boatwright Memorial Library’s Media Resource Center.

Free and open to the public. 

Contact: The Office of International Education , (804) 287-6316