The life and love story of Argentina’s most famous tango dancers María Nieves Rego, 80, and Juan Carlos Copes, 83, is revealed in this documentary/performance hybrid, according to the Speed’s event description. While telling their life stories to a group of young tango dancers and choreographers from Buenos Aires, María and Juan’s early lives are interpreted by the dancers.
2015. Directed by German Kral. Germany/Argentina, DCP, in Spanish with English subtitles, 85 minutes.
Tickets: $7 for members; $9 for non-members. Please click on a showtime below to buy them:
- Friday, July 1st, 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, July 2nd, 3:00 p.m.
- Saturday, July 2nd, 7:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 3rd, 3:00 p.m.
Live tango after the movie
Following the screenings, members of the Louisville Argentine Tango Society will share their love of the dance with a milonga, an Argentine Tango social dance, in which audience members can watch or join in dancing in the Speed Cinema lobby.
About the cinema
The 142-seat theater is part of the newly renovated museum’s expansion. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including 16-mm, 35-mm and DCI-compliant 4K digital projection systems.