Various – Calle 54
Record LabelBlue Note Records
A film by Oscar winning director, Fernando Trueba documenting latin jazz artists has been released. Eliane Elias beautifully represents Brazil in the film and on the recording on Blue Note Records. This film was selected as the 3rd best film of the year by the NY Times , and is being considered one of the most important documentaries to be made about Latin/Jazz music. It is critically acclaimed receiving rave reviews. It was officially released in the United States in April 2001. Gene Seymor wrote a review at New York Newsday ending with:
MY GOD, WHAT ARE YOU DOING READING THIS REVIEW? GO SEE THE MOVIE AS FAST AS POSSIBLE!
Similar reviews were written by Elvis Mitchell for the New York Times.