DocFilm’s first original production, this film paid tribute to the life and music of one of the greatest Afro-Cuban musicians of all time, Israel “Cachao” López.
This 83-minute documentary, shot primarily in San Francisco, was produced by Andy Garcia, Tom Luddy and Stephen Ujlaki. Professional filmmakers, working with Cinema students, made the film. It launched at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 2008 and later screened at several prestigious international festivals in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. In fall 2010 the film premiered on the Emmy Award-winning show American Masters on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Cachao: Uno Más episode on PBS American Masters.