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Overview essay about a music, an island, a history -- setting the stage for the Buena Vista Social Club -- from a Golden Era in Havana to the Latin boom of today.


A behind the scenes look at the making of the movie, the collaboration of director, Wim Wenders, and guitarist/producer Ry Cooder and a cast of extraordinary musicians filmed in Havana, Amsterdam and New York City.

The theatrical trailer for the feature-length documentary.

Video and transcript of the September 17, 1999, broadcast of Charlie Rose's interview with Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder. From the public television series, "Charlie Rose."

Biography and Filmography of German director, Wim Wenders, whose career has spanned from Alice in the Cities, the first of his "road movies" in 1974 to Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire in the 80s to 1999's Buena Vista Social Club.

A selected summary of reviews and articles on the film, Buena Vista Social Club, and listing of the awards it has received to date.

Complete film production credits



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Musical artists appear courtesy of World Circuit/Nonesuch Records.
Film Images appear courtesy of Road Movies.