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'Flamenco Is a Music That Has No End'

Feb 17, 2015 | 586 videos
Video by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee

In this short documentary, a flamenco guitarist named Juan Ramírez hustles to make a modest living amidst Spain's economic turmoil. Filmmakers Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee and Pedro Kos follow Ramírez's daily life in Seville as he performs on the street, in sweaty dance classes, and on stage. "Flamenco is a long road of patience that completely intertwines with your life," he says. When Ramírez originally came to Seville from Colombia, he planned to stay for only a month. 13 years later, he's still learning. "It's what feeds me," he says.

 

Author: Chris Heller

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