Cuban Documentry Bola de Nieve at Toulouse Film Festival

Featured Cuban Documentry Bola de Nieve at Toulouse Film Festival

Paris.- Documentary Bola de Nieve: El Hombre Triste que Cantaba Alegre (2003) will be screened today at the Toulouse Latin American Film Festival.

The film, by director Jose Sanchez-Montes, seeks to bring people closer to the great Cuban musician Ignacio Villa, known as Bola de Nieve, by showing different aspects of his personality.

Villa was born in Cuba in 1911 and died in Mexico in 1971. He is part of the Latin American mythology of the 20th century and also triumphed on other continents.

Moviegoers can also see, today, the documentary Maradona, based on the life of the Argentine former footballer Diego Armando Maradona.

Directed by Serbian Emir Kusturica, the documentary shows the strength, glories and charisma of the Golden Kid achievements as well as other aspects of his life.

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