About the Oscar Nominated: Chico & Rita

This animated film [with Black Cuban lead characters] is nominated for an Oscar in 2012.  It opens February 25th.

The Story:

Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment. From Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas, two passionate individuals battle impossible odds to unite in music and love. (SEE TRAILER)

 

Up Close & Personal with Director Peter Bratt

See part one of the  Interview with Peter Bratt(Click Here).  He talks about his cultural background and intra-racial discrimination.