“Una Noche de Calypso” shines at IFF Panama

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Fernando Muñoz likes the music of Panama because he considers it “very rich and varied. There are very good musicians here. The calypso had seemed strange to me, since I only saw older adults playing it and it was different from everything else, so I started to get interested and investigate and I realized that behind the concept ‘calypso’ there was a huge story “.

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That led him to shoot the national documentary Una noche de calipso , which was screened at the Panama International Film Festival, today, April 10, at 8:45 pm, in room 7 of Cinépolis Multiplaza, and for free April 21, at 7:30 pm, in Altos de los Lagos, in Colón.

This documentary, which won the Audience K Magazine Award from La Prensa for the best documentary, focuses on the Amistad collective .

It all started when he heard teachers Leslie George and Lord Panama singing in 2009. Years later he met both at the Afro-Antillean Museum, from there they went to Café Balboa and told him that they played for El Cangrejo, every Friday, with the Friendship Group .

“There is that I know the other members of the group. I frequented those touches for a year to win their trust. They were always very kind. Ramón, Ringin Bell, Palmer, Edward, Victor, Yamilka and Polito. They always had a good predisposition, “he recalls.

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