AFRICAN TANGO

AFRICA TANGO

By Fernando Martín ROMANAZZO

AQUERONTE - as PROD

Documentary - Pre-Production 2021

A couple of Mozambican dancers, a woman Tango teacher and a bandoneon player, both Argentines, travel through Mozambique to create the first cast of African Tango. Together they rediscover in situ the essence of one of the most important and invisible roots of Tango, the african negritude of Tango.

    • Year of production
    • 2021
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL, ARGENTINA, MOZAMBIQUE
    • Languages
    • PORTUGUESE, SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Fernando Martín ROMANAZZO
    • Writer(s)
    • Ernesto AGUILAR, Fernando Martín ROMANAZZO
    • Producer(s)
    • Fernando Martín ROMANAZZO (Aqueronte), José carlos TORRES (Midia Mix Produções LTDA.ME), Fabiola AQUINO (OBÁ CACAUĔ PRODUÇÕES ), Martín TURNES (PUENTE FILMS), Cristian PIROVANO (AQUERONTE)
    • Synopsis
    • Kinina and Fulgencio, a couple of Mozambican dance students, together with the dancer and tango teacher Johana Copes and the bandoneonist Horacio Romo from Argentina, set out on a journey through the interior of Mozambique to select to the bests dancers and thus make up the first cast of African Tango. Together they rediscover in situ the essence of one of the most important roots of Tango but also unknown and invisible, the African root, the negritude in the history of Tango.
    • Partners & financing
    • INCAA (Instituto Nacional de Cinematografia y Artes Audiovisuales de Argentina)
      INAC (Instituto Nacional e Audiovisual e Cinema do Mozambique)
      ANCINE (Agência Nacional do Cinema)
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Nov 01, 2021