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Ruben Blades is Not My Name/Yo no me llamo Ruben Blades

Series: Fiscal Sponsorship Program

Latin American icon Ruben Blades was at the center of the New York Salsa revolution in the 1970s. His socially charged lyrics and explosive rhythms brought Salsa music to an international audience. He has won 17 Grammys, acted in Hollywood, earned a law degree from Harvard, and even ran for President of his native Panama. He lives in New York, where he shares his life at home and on tour with the camera. Critically acclaimed director Abner Benaim takes us on a journey through Ruben's 50-year career, revealing that Ruben might still have both musical and political ambitions. The film is a celebration of this living legend and his struggle to come to terms with his legacy.


Year 2018
Director Abner Benaim
Runtime 85 minutes
Language Spanish & English


Wednesday, January 23