Thursday, May 21, 2009

The Extraordinary Journey of Fernando Bujones ~ May 28 ~‏

The Miami International Film Festival presented by Miami Dade College invites
you to a very special evening of dance and legend.

The Extraordinary Journey of
Fernando Bujones
Directed by Israel Rodríguez

"Dance is the best way for expression of human feeling," - F. Bujones

An eloquent portrait of the premier dancer's life and career narrated by the acclaimed actor Malcolm Macdowell (The Company) in English and Juan Ferrara (Pasión) in Spanish. The documentary charts a life of hard-earned success leading to a ballet legend. Bujones' life from early beginings until reaching perfection, serves as an inspiration to lovers of the art everywhere.

***"...he is the best!..." -Cynthia Gregory | Prima ballerina and choreographer***

***"The greatest American classical dancer of his generation." ? Anna Kisselgoff | NYTimes***

***"Rodriguez has made a film that will open the eyes of those who didn't realize the giant who lived and worked in our midst..." - Roger Moore | Orlando Sentinel***

The Extraordinary Journey of Fernando Bujones
Directed by Israel Rodriguez
May 28, 2009
7:00 p.m.

Special Events:
- Pre-reception at 6:00 p.m.
- Question & Answer session following the film with: Israel Rodriguez, the film director; Kim Dawson, the producer; Zeida Cecilia-Mendez, Fernando?s long-time coach; Maria Bujones, Fernando?s wife.

Tower Theater
1508 S.W. Eighth St., Miami
Public parking is available around the theater

Free and open screening on a first-come-first-served basis
Reservations required (Two tickets per guest)
Please call 305-237-7979

Additional information:
Anabel Fariñas - anabel at

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