The Boulder International Film Festival Presents
HS-09 A TUBA TO CUBA
1604 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO, 80302
A Tuba to Cuba
USA / Cuba, Feature Documentary, 2018, 84 min
Winner at the New Orleans Film Festival
Did you know that America's greatest contribution to jazz came from black slaves brought to New Orleans from Cuba? Ben Jaffe’s parents, Allan and Sandra, founded the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band in 1961, which has played for presidents and kings ever since. Now Ben, seeking to fulfill his late father’s dream, takes his band from New Orleans to Cuba, where dark and ancient connections between their peoples reveal the roots of jazz. A Tuba to Cuba celebrates the triumph of the human spirit expressed through the universal language of music, and challenges us to resolve to build bridges, not walls.
Directed by T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch
Online and phone sales end 90 minutes before each film begins. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the event at the program venue 30 minutes before start time.
Theater Doors will open 15-30 minutes before each film begins.
BOULDER THEATER BOX OFFICE REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Friday 3pm - 7 pm
Saturday 12pm -5pm
Thursday, Feb 28 12pm - 8:30pm
Friday, Mar 1 9am - 8:30pm
Saturday, Mar 2 9am - 8:30pm
Sunday, Mar 3 9am - 8:30pm
*The Box Office will close each night of the festival 15-30 minutes after the last film at Boulder Theater begins.
Also screening at eTown Hall and in Fort Collins
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