Rafu Shimpo article on KUMPANIA
Click here to read: http://www.rafu.com/2013/07/keepers-of-the-flame/
“A love letter to flamenco” … “a form of Vulcan mind-meld” - Jennifer Oliver O’Connell, The Examiner
Examiner Review by Jennifer Oliver O’Connell click here
Los Angeles Film Festival Premiere
Director’s Choice Award:
Best Documentary at Lagniappe Film & Music Festival, Texas
Thank You to the KUMPANIA Cast & Crew & the Lagniappe Film & Music Festival
KUMPANIA screens at Lagniappe Film and Music Festival in Texas
Double Besos to the music lovers in Beaumont!
For More Details click here: Lagniappe film and Music Festival
Kumpania Screens at Historic El Cid, Los Angeles
in honor of its 50th Anniversary January 31st 2013
Noted by The Daily Mail UK:
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KUMPANIA Cast & Crew at El Cid
From left: Paloma Rios, Jose Tanaka, Martyn LeNoble, Christina Applegate, Antonio Triana II, Jesus Montoya, Kai Narezo, Gabriel Lautaro Osuna, Gerardo Morales & Mizuho Sato.
Stuck in traffic: Vanessa Acosta Albalos.
In Spain: Briseyda Zarate Fernandez.
With flu: Antonio De Jerez
KUMPANIA wins Best Documentary at On Location Memphis International Film & Music Festival
Interview with Kumpania Film Editor
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Film Editor Noah Berlow
KUMPANIA wins Best Documentary at Peloponnesian International Film Festival
KUMPANIA Wins Best Cinematography at World Music & Independent Film Festival in Washington D.C.
KUMPANIA wins Audience Award at Madrid International Film Festival
“It’s a little jewel, this documentary about flamenco performers in Los Angeles. I enjoyed it immensely. Katina Dunn has done a wonderful job.”
- Justin Coe RTVE Spanish National Radio.
Click here to listen to Justin Coe’s RTVE interview with Director Katina Dunn.
Madrid International Film Festival trailer
performance by Juan Debel, Dieguito Guerrero & Cristina Lucio.
The LA Times Features Kumpania Flamenco Los Angeles in their: ‘Kumpanía’ and festival spotlight Los Angeles’ flamenco scene.
“Kumpanía” — directed by Katina Dunn and now on the festival circuit — explores how the tight-knit flamenco community in L.A. has coalesced at the margins, albeit for reasons very different from the persecution the Gypsy (Romani) people suffered in 18th century Spain.
Read the whole article here: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-guidefeature-20120322,0,737100.story
Jose Tanaka, Gabriel Lautaro Osuna and Vanessa Acosta Albalos at flamenco benefit for victims of earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Photo by Avi Cohen
Skyping to Toronto
April 12 Flamenco stars Jose Tanaka, Mizuho Sato & Briseyda Zarate Fernandez will Skype Toronto after the 8:30 PM screening of KUMPANIA.
Thanks to Lionel Felix and the Toronto International Flamenco Festival in partnership with the National Film Board Mediatheque, 150 John St. Toronto. (416) 973-3012 $10
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
April 19 – 22 thrilled to be in the JDIFF