Violeta Went to Heaven

Violeta Went to Heaven

Streaming Video - 2014
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Violeta went to heaven tells the story of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation and Chile's national hero, while capturing the swirling intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions. From the marquee that she built in Santiago, Chile, Violeta Parra is visited by people who shaped her life. We gradually find out her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, not only through performances of her multiple works but also through her memories, her loves, and her hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her dream, laugh and cry.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
Branch Call Number: Streaming Kanopy Video
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 110 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
video file,MPEG-4,Flash
Additional Contributors: Kanopy (Firm)


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Violeta Parra (pronounced bjoˈleta ˈpara) was born Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval on October 4, 1917. Parra was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist, visual artist and the first Latin American artist to exhibit at the Louvre in Paris, France, in 1964. Parra pioneered the Nueva canción chilena (the Chilean New Song), a movement and genre of Chilean traditional and… (more)

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