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This edition: Bola De Nieve

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Episode Details

(2002/Spain/Cuba/México, 75 min., color & b&w, documentary, in Spanish with English subtitles) Dir.: José Sánchez-Montes. Biographical documentary about Ignacio Villa (1911-1971), nicknamed “Bola de Nieve,” an openly gay Afro-Cuban singer/pianist who was a popular musical star in Cuba in the 20th Century and is seen in archival film footage, old movie clips and TV appearances. Includes interviews with those who knew him. Distrib.: La Cinema Fe (New York).