The History of Tango and its Importance in Filmmaking
Academy of Tango - Texas, Casa Argentina de Houston and the Department of International Studies at the University of St. Thomas host a conference focusing on the history of tango and its impact on filmmaking traditions. Gabriel Soria, vice president of the Academia Nacional del Tango in Argentina, will present a lecture on the topic covering 100 years of film history, from 1910 to 2010. The evening will conclude with a Milonga where guests can mix, mingle and show off their tango skills.
Simultaneous Spanish to English translation is available for reserved ticket holders if requested.