Monday April 28th marked the world premiere of the documentary CACHAO: UNO MAS at the San Francisco International Film Festival. The film tribute to the late legendary Afro-Cuban Basist/Musician, Israel Lopez Cachao features Cachao hiimself, Andy Garcia, CineSon All Stars, John Santos and Ray Santos. The film was directed by Dikayl Rimmasch and produced by Andy Garcia, Tom Luddy, and Stephen Ujlaki. The film combines live concert footage from Bimbos in San Francisco along with introspective interviews about Cachao’s legacy. Check out the video below featuring a panel discussion about the film with Director Dikayl Rimmasch and Andy Garcia.
After the premiere and panel discussion the party continued over at Yoshi’s Jazz Club for an exhilarating performance by The John Santo Quintet featuring Andy Garcia! You can keep updated with the film at the DOC Film Institue.