Film features 'Queen of Latin Soul'
Posted March 19, 2009; 09:28 a.m.
Cuban-born director Ela Troyano will screen her film "La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in 101 Friend Center.
The film explores the life and work of Lupe "La Lupe" Yoli, a Cuban musician and vocalist also known as Latin America's first performance artist. Filmed in various locations in Havana, New York, Miami and San Juan, the movie includes interviews and footage from Yoli's career.
Troyano, whose other films include "Latin Boys Go to Hell" and "Carmelita Tropicana," will take questions after the screening.
The event is sponsored by the Center for African American Studies.