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	Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

	Celebrate International Dance Day moving to the rhythms of
Flamenco!  

	The documentary film OVER THE WAVES: A STORY OF FLAMENCO IN THE
U.S., by Carolina Loyola-García, is now available for educational
purchase!! 

	“Captures the beauty and mystery of the music and dancing as if you
are right there, along with the fascinating story of José Greco, the
grandfather of Flamenco in the U.S.” –Joan Wagman, Contemporary
dance choreographer, dancer, and professor 

	“Over The Waves is a beautiful love letter to the
under-represented art of Flamenco dancing in the United States.”
–Joey Nolfi, writer and critic 

	“The film is beautiful, joyful, and informative. Great music, great
dance, great skills. A film MUST SEE for everyone.” –Jon Beckley,
Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University 

	“The film is a great tribute to the artists and the tradition.”
–Andrew Weintraub, Professor and Chair of Music, University of
Pittsburgh 

	OVER THE WAVES explores the tradition of flamenco art in the United
States, including its origins, protagonists, and identity as a
nomadic and hybrid art form. Focusing on the most important flamenco
artists living in the country, the documentary offers a unique look
at their creative process. This documentary brings us straight into
the heart of flamenco and the artists who keep it alive. 

	The sequences of toe-tapping dance and soaring music are exhilarating
highlights of a fine and informative film whose performers include
José Greco, Carmela Greco, Dame Libby Komaiko and the Ensemble
Español Spanish Dance Theater, Edwin Aparicio, Ricardo Marlow,
Jesús Montoya, Bárbara Martínez, Rebeca Tomas, Elba Hevia y Vaca,
Marija Temo, Manolo Leiva, María Benítez, Joaquín Encinias, among
others. 

	OVER THE WAVES is an indispensable resource for Dance, Music and
Performance Studies, Hispanic and Latin-American Stidies, History and
Memory Studies among other disciplines. 

	ORDER THE DVD AND WATCH A
TRAILER AT http://pragda.com/films/over-the-waves-a-story-of-flamenco-in-the-u-s


	View Pragda’s at http://pragda.com/films 

	About Pragda
PRAGDA is a cultural initiative that specializes in offering Latin
American and Spanish films of educational interest for students
focused in Latin American studies, Spanish and Portuguese language
studies, ethnic studies, women’s studies, history, sociology,
politics, art and media studies, and international studies among
others. Our collection includes films by such notable directors as
LucÍa Puenzo, Juan Carlos Valdivia, Fernando Trueba, Pablo Larraín,
Mariana Rondón, and many others. To learn more about Pragda,
visit www.pragda.com 

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Daniela Bajar
Pragda
302 Bedford Ave., # 136
Brooklyn, NY 11249 

	Pragda: www.pragda.com
Spanish Film Club: www.spanishfilmclub.com

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