In search of musical connection, members of the famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans embark on an inspiring, two-week journey through post-embargo Cuba in 2015. Band director and tuba-playing member Ben Jaffe, whose parents founded Preservation Hall in the early 1960s, guides the group’s cross-cultural conversations and spontaneous musical collaborations in streets, homes, and venues across the island. A Tuba to Cuba follows the musicians from Havana, to Santiago de Cuba, to Cienfuegos as they find solidarity with Cubans through shared histories of hardship and resilience—and joyous musical expressions.

• “Austin Chronicle” review

• Interview with Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Ben Jaffe

• Podcast with the filmmakers

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Friday, June 21, 2019 7 p.m.

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Danny Clinch and T. G. Herrington
English and Spanish with English subtitles
Running Time
82 minutes
Digital, Color