Vida Buena

Los Matanzeros perform Cuban Musical Folklore bringing a 300 year old tradition to life. Shot on 16mm this visceral document melds performance and interview showcasing the community built through these performers.[/embedpress]

World Premiere Camden International Film Festival 2021

Directed by Benjamin Buxton
Produced by Gregory Barnes
Sound Mix by Julia Ferguson

The Band

Miguel Angel Drake . . . . . . .Director
Hensi Mendoza Pla . . . . . . . ..Singer
Lazaro ‘Quinto’ Diaz. . . . Percussion
Sandra Drake . . . . . . . . . . . . . Singer
Gloria Estrada . . . . . . . . . . . . Dancer
Eliban Silva . . . . . . . . . . Percussion
Esias Drake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dancer
Yasmani Miranda. . . . . . . Percussion