Directed by: Carlos Aguilar Navarro
Run Time: 52 min
Country of Origin: Panama
Synopsis: Panama Al Brown, first boxing world champion from Latin America, in
1929. Panama has had nearly 30 world champions and the story of Panama
Al Brown, is where the history of boxing in Panama begins. He emigrated
from Panama to New York in 1923 and eventually became world champion.
He then moved to Paris, where he became friends with intellectuals and
artists of the time like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Ernest Hemingway,
William Faulkner, and Coco Chanel.
Clip Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiLQ1lxt0Eg
Program is followed by Q&A/Talkback
This program is presented as part of the Afro Latino Festival NYC/Liberación Film Festival, July 13-15, 2018 (www.afrolatinofestnyc.com)
Festival passes to the Liberación Film Festival can be purchased here
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