A screening of the documentary The Fabulous Sabicas (2012).
Directed by Pablo Calatayud. 82 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
The Fabulous Sabicas documents the vital professional development of the guitarist Agustín Castellón, Sabicas. Sabicas symbolizes the figure of the flamenco concert guitarist. He came to represent an era, performing and renovating the music to which he dedicated his life. This film brings together the testimony of important flamenco artists and scholars, friends and his children, along with a selection of performances by the maestro.
Estela Zatania who translated the English subtitles for the film will be present to discuss the work.
This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition, 100 Years of Flamenco in NYC.