Overlooked at the 2022 Oscars, Kirk DeMicco’s animated comedy Vivo expresses the “Trump-era anxiety” and ambiguous loss surrounding transnational migration.
The new 25th Anniversary Edition of Buena Vista Social Club sheds light on the sessions that created an international phenomenon.
Raul Malo-mentored rock outfit, Sweet Lizzy Project, share a track from their upcoming album that finds them longing ever-so-slightly for home. "I think I can feel my Cuban roots a little more on this record," says vocalist Lisset Diaz.
In Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's film the protagonist is an inhabitant too estranged from his country to belong, a tourist too familiar with his environment to experience the passing joy of surprise.
When the Buena Vista Social Club album came out in 1997, it had an indelible effect on the international community's perception of Cuba.