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Chico and Rita

Thursday Jan 12, 2017

1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-4508
US

Phone: 246-2261
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National Hispanic Cultural Center

A lifelong affair of the heart between a piano player and a vocalist, takes the protagonists through Havana in the heyday of jazz.

A lifelong affair of the heart between Chico, a piano player, and Rita, a vocalist, takes the protagonists through “Havana in its pre-Fidel days of big spenders, New York in the heyday of jazz, Paris when foreign musicians were hot, [and] Vegas in its early golden years.” Essentially constructed as a musical, the indie production was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature. Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.

2012; directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal & Tono Errando; Spanish with English subtitles; 94 minutes; rated RFree ticketed event in the Bank of America Theatre at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.