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Tucson’s Heart and Soul: El Casino Ballroom

Daniel Buckley
United States, 2012, 60 min.


This film is family friendly.

Since 1947, El Casino Ballroom in South Tucson has been a mecca for Latino culture. But from it’s beginnings, it has also been a welcoming place for people of all backgrounds. This historical documentary tells the story of this important landmark through the voices of those who lived the El Casino experience in its many forms.

Category: Documentary.
Themes: Community, Family, Lifestyle, Music, Mexican Culture.

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