Following the death of Spanish musical legend Paco de Lucía in 2014, his famous guitar of his own design, “La Maestro,” goes on a journey across nine countries.
Directors: Javier Urosas, Javier Limón, Jorge Martínez
Country: Spain, 2016, 72 min.
Music on Film: Flight of the Guitar: Dreaming of Paco De Lucía
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema – 506 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Canada.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 6:30 pm
Single Ticket: $17 (Members: $12, $10, Free)
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Flight of the Guitar follows as this instrument, as revered as the master who wielded it, travels from one famous Latin guitarist to the next, taking you on a tour of the world of Flamenco and beyond from Spain to New York to Brazil to Cuba to Mexico to Argentina. Featuring musicians Tomatito, Caetano Veloso, Carlinhos Brown, Mariza, Alejandro Sanz and Luis Salinas, this is an inspiring spiritual odyssey through the Latin music world.
Musician Kevin Laliberte will perform on his acoustic guitar and participate in a post-screening discussion with Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Performing Arts Division.
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