Feb 04

Free Film Screening:

Gilles Peterson Presents: Havana Club Rumba Sessions - La Clave

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Lula Music and Arts Centre and Havana Cub invite you to the Toronto premiere of this fascinating documentary exploring the roots of Cuban rumba. With live music by members of Afro-Cuban group Iya Iré and Cuban rum tastings/specials by Havana Club. Free admission.
Free Film Screening:</p>Gilles Peterson Presents: Havana Club Rumba Sessions - La Clave

Event Details

  • 9:00PM
  • 9:30PM
  • Free admission
  • Lula Music and Arts Centre
  • Snack menu available.

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Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre in partnership with Havana Club and Havana Cultura, Gilles Peterson and the U.K. label Brownswood Recording. With support from the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.

 havana cultura

About the film:

Rumba Sessions - La Clave is the latest chapter in the longstanding relationship between Gilles Peterson and the music of Cuba, this feature-length documentary sees him explore the roots of rumba. Featuring interviews with key figures across the island's musical generations, it's provides an insight into rumba's continued significance in a country where a carefully preserved past has long sat side-by-side with innovation.  

Director -  Charlie Inman

Director of Photography - Ben Holman

Produced by Bosh.

Snack Menu

For this event we will be offering a lighter, a la carte menu. See the snack menu.


"LA CLAVE" TRAILER from Beija Films on Vimeo.


Iya Iré