Celia: The Queen (2008)

Apr 26, 2008 | Biography, Documentary, Music

Director: Joe Cardona, Mario de Varona

Writer(s): Joe Cardona

Starring: Celia Cruz, David Byrne, Cachao, Christina Christian, Emilio Estefan Jr.,  Gloria Estefan, Andy Garcia, Wyclef Jean, Quincy Jones, Víctor Manuelle, Marlene Marcos, Johnny Pacheco, Pitbull

Synopsis: Celia the Queen, is a loving look at the amazing life and legacy of a woman whose voice symbolized the soul of a nation and captured the hearts of fans worldwide. Erupting onto the Cuban music scene as the lead singer for La Sonora Matancera, Celia Cruz broke down barriers of racism and sexism. With the powerful weapon of her voice and the warm tolerance of her heart, Celia soon became all things to all people. The film shows the diversity of the people whose lives she touched, from stars like Quincy Jones, Andy Garcia, and Wyclef Jean to ordinary people all over the world who loved not only her music but her incredible spirit.

Release Date: April 26, 2008 (USA) | Length: 96 min | Genre: Biography, Music | MPAA Rating: NR