JOTA: BEYOND FLAMENCO

JOTA: BEYOND FLAMENCO

2016, Spain, 90’, Documentary-Musical, Color, Spanish

Director : Carlos Saura

Scenario : Carlos Saura

Scenario: Sara Baras, Miguel Ángel Berna, Carlos Núñez

Cinematographer : Paco Belda

Editor : Carlos Saura Medrano

Master director Carlos Saura, one of the legends of Spanish musical cinema, is bringing the joy and charisma of Jota –the local dance of his hometown Aragon- to audiences all around the world.

Synopsis:

With his new documentary, Carlos Saura is taking audiences on a magical musical journey where they can discover the power and charm of the Jota. Just like Flamenco or Tango, Jota adds new elements to traditional music and dance and carries it to our day with multi-layered artistic dimensions. With his own unique style, Saura succeeds in presenting the dance in its most purest form. This unique film is a colorful visual experience with the dancers, musicians, singers and stages that it presents through Jota. Audience members can sit back and enjoy the spirit of the living tradition of Jota.

IMDb : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4557512/?ref_=nv_sr_1