Feature documentary about the Cuban quintet ‘La Vieja Trova Santiaguera’.
English title: Black Tears
Director: SONIA HERMAN DOLZ
Producers: CARMEN COBOS & KEES RYNINKS
Credits: Photography Melle Van Essen / Sound Christine Van Roon / Editor Gys Zevenbergen
A Ryninks Films production in co-production with NPS Television.
Made with the participation of: The Dutch Film Fund, The CoBO Fund and the Rotterdam Film Fund.
Sales Agent: Netherlands Public Broadcasting www.npbsales.com
Sold to: Odyssee France, Discovery Channel Latin-America, RAI SAT Italy, Duna TV Hungary, Turkey, VRT Belgium, Arte France, WNET New York, Danish Institute Denmark, Once TV Mexico. Theatrically released in The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, America, Italy, Hungary, Turkey.
Versions: Spanish with Dutch and English subtitles, colour, 75 minutes.
Copyright: Ryninks Holding BV/NPS 1997
Dutch Academy Award, 1999
Audience, Chicago Latin Film Festival, 1999
Holland film Award, 1999
Audience & Silver Spire Award, San Francisco Int. Film Fest. ‘98
Golden Plaque, Arts, Chicago Int. Film Festival 1998
Dutch Film Award, Special Jury Award, Utrecht 1998