We are glad to announce the addition of the film “Over de waves. A story of flamenco in te US” to FLAMENCO FILM FEST program.
This documentary was premiered in Chicago, whithin the events of CHICAGO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2015. “Over the Waves” explores the tradition of flamenco art in the US: its origins, protagonists, and its identity as a nomadic and hybrid art form. Focusing on the most important flamenco artists living in the United States, the documentary offers a unique look at their creative process.
This documentary brings us straight into the heart of flamenco in the U.S. and to the artists who keep it alive, featuring Jose Greco, Carmela Greco, Dame Libby Komaiko and the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, Edwin Aparicio, Ricardo Marlow, Jesus Montoya, Barbara Martinez, Rebeca Tomas, Elba Hevia y Vaca, Marija Temo, Manolo Leiva, Maria Benitez, Joaquin Encinias, among others.
Carolina Loyola-Garcia, the Director, has been a stage performer for many years, as a flamenco dancer and as an actress. Currently considers herself a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and educator. Her work has been shown in galleries, art events, and film/video festivals both in the United States and abroad.