SOBRE LAS OLAS…

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Synopsis

For over a hundred years, the art of flamenco has been crossing the ocean into distant places. Many have fallen in love with the deep song, the cry, the rhythm. This documentary brings us into the heart of flamenco in the U.S. and the artists who keep it alive.

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Sinopsis

Por mas de cien año, el arte del flamenco ha cruzado el océano, llegando a los lugares más recónditos. Muchos se han enamorado de la profundidad de sus canciones, su llanto y su ritmo. Este documental nos transporta al corazón del moviemiento de flamenco en los Estados Unidos y los artistas que lo mantienen vivo.


About Sobre las Olas

Original Title|Titulo original del filme Sobre las Olas… A Story of Flamenco in the U.S.
Foreign title|Titulo en idioma extranjero
Director|Director Carolina Loyola-Garcia
Date completed|Año Producción 2013
Country|País U.S.
Film category | Género Documentary
Length of film|Duración 100 min
NY PremiereYes



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Director

Carolina Loyola-Garcia is a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and educator. Her work has been shown in galleries, art events, and film/video festivals both in the United States and abroad, including such venues as the 10th Havana Biennial; Bangkok Experimental Film Festival; Biennial of Video and New Media in Santiago, Chile; Three Rivers Film Festival; Biennial Arte Nuevo Interactivo in Merida, Mexico; SPACE Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA; Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; and Boston Latino International Film Festival. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Pittsburgh Foundation, Heinz Endowments, Multicultural Arts Initiative, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, etc. In addition, she has been a stage performer for many years as a flamenco dancer and as an actress. She is part of the ensemble Alba Flamenca in Pittsburgh, performing all over Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. She has also worked with Quantum Theatre in productions of The Red Shoes, Maria de Buenos Aires, Ainadamar, and Mnemonic. She received her MFA from Carnegie Mellon University and currently is Associate Professor of Media Arts at Robert Morris University.

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Carolina Loyola-García es una artista multidiciplinaria, cineasta y educadora. Su trabajo ha sido exhibido en galerías, eventos de arte y festivales de cine en Estados Unidos y el extranjero, incluyendo la 10 Bienal de La Habana, Cuba; Bangkok Experimental Film Festival; Bienal de Video y Nuevos Medios en Santiago de Chile; Three Rivers Film Festival; Bienal de Arte Nuevo Interactivo en Mérida, México; SPACE Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA; Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Boston Latino International Film Festival. Su trabajo ha recibido apoyo del National Endowment for the Arts, Pittsburgh Foundation, Heinz Endowments, Multicultural Arts Initiative, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, etc. Asimismo, se ha desempeñado por muchos años como bailarina y actriz en Pittsburgh y el oeste de Pennsylvania. Participó en las producciones The Red Shoes, Maria de Buenos Aires, Ainadamar y Mnemonic con el Quantum Theatre. Recibió su titulo MFA de la Universidad de Carnegie Mellon y actualmente es profesora asociada de Artes y Medios en la Universidad Robert Morris.


 

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