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This edition: Sons of Benko

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Episode Details

(2003, Columbia-France, 52 min., documentary, in Spanish with English subtitles) Dir.: Silva Lucas. Explores the African culture of Colombia through the music of the Sons of Benkos, a group that pays tribute to a black leader of the resistance movement during the slavery era. The music is a fusion of Cuban and contemporary African rhythms with traditional Afro-Colombian music.