Our Latin Thing Poster

Release Date: 1972

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Documentarian Leon Gast captures the brightest lights of the 1970s New York City salsa scene as the Fania All-Stars perform for an enthusiastic audience at the Cheetah Lounge. "Our Latin Thing" features the musical talents of vastly influential salsa icons including percussionist Ray Barreto, trombonist Willie Colón, singer Cheo Feliciano, pianist Larry Harlow and Fania Records co-founder Johnny Pacheco -- all interwoven with footage celebrating everyday Nuyorican street life.

Director: Leon Gast

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Fascinating, Playful, New York City, Rise, 1970s