Q&A with the Directors of Chavela
What people are saying about Chavela
Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi’s award-winning Chavela Vargas documentary has found a home. Music Box Films has acquired the U.S. rights to “Chavela” and is planning a theatrical release for October. - Women and Hollywood/Variety
"How does one pay a cinematographic tribute to an icon such as Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, who embodies utter simplicity and utmost complexity at the same time? This is what filmmakers Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi achieved with their documentary Chavela, a moving and thought-provoking portrait of the enigmatic singer who helped change the way we see ranchera music and who redefined what it means to be a female singer in the macho world of Mexico."
from Pair successfully directs "Chavela," the story of an idiosyncratic star - Latin Lover
"...by smoking like a chimney and drinking as if there were no tomorrow."
from Chavela: "macha", free and proud. - El Mundo
"Un trabajo que proyecta la vida y obra de la costarricense más mexicana"
from Chavela Vargas documentary gets good reviews at Berlinale. - The Huffington Post
from Berlin Film Review: ‘Chavela - Variety
"El recibimiento en Berlín fue inmejorable: las localidades para las presentaciones se agotaron y un largo y emotivo aplauso coronó el estreno."
from The Berlinale receives documentary on Chavela Vargas with great emotion. - La Jornada