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The son of Benkos

De Lucas Silva

Synopsis

The son of Benkos are descendants of escaped slave who founded the first free town in Colombia in the early eighteenth century. African culture in Colombia view and told through the prism of their music: the sound palenquero, music from Cubaarrived in Colombia in 1920. The Champeta, music exclusively dedicated to the poor and dispossessed.

Request for public screening

Release year :

2000

Language :

French, English, Spanish

Country :

Colombie

Intervenants

Co-production :

Zarafa Films

Participación :

CNC

Technical
information

Duration :

52 minutes

Filming format :

dvcam

Broadcast format :

Fichier numérique SD

Ratio :

4:3