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Chavela
Chavela
8.9
/10
326 Ratings

CHAVELA

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Directed by Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi
United States, Mexico, 2017
Documentary, Biography

Synopsis

Born in Costa Rica in 1919, Chavela Vargas ran away to Mexico City to sing in the streets. By the 50s, she was a household name. Just as powerful were her cultural contributions; Chavela was a bold, sexual pioneer, known for having many female lovers at a time when being out in Mexico was dangerous.

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Synopsis

Born in Costa Rica in 1919, Chavela Vargas ran away to Mexico City to sing in the streets. By the 50s, she was a household name. Just as powerful were her cultural contributions; Chavela was a bold, sexual pioneer, known for having many female lovers at a time when being out in Mexico was dangerous.

Trailer