Golden Scars, directed by Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, is another documentary screening next week at the NY International Latino Film Festival. The Cimarron Productions feature, tells the story of the struggles faced by two young rappers in the island of Cuba, and their passion and inspiration for their music.
The synopsis, according to the film’s website, reads:
Golden Scars presents an intimate portrait of the realities facing young musicians in Cuba, offering an exclusive look into the unique stories of two young rappers born in Santiago de Cuba. They are neither blood brothers, nor the best friends in the world. What they have in common is a passion for an expressive urban culture that gives voice to their most powerful impulses.
Going beyond issues of politics and revolution, the artists share with us their passion and the roots of their musical inspiration. Their spiritual strength as well as fierce convictions drive them to pursue their odyssey despite the tensions and personal struggles with which they are confronted.
Here’s the trailer.