Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi

Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi has an MA from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and is based in Fort Green, Brooklyn. His first feature length documentary, "Inventos: Hip Hop Cubano", premiered in Havana, Cuba and has toured successfully in 16 countries. He recenlty completed a new documentary film about Hip Life music in Ghana, West Africa.


Inventos: Hip Hop Cubano
Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
2005, 50 min., Color, US/Cuba
INVENTOS explores the burgeoning Hip-Hop scene in Cuba. In spite of the US trade embargo against Cuba, the Hip-Hop movement is flourishing with popular innovative groups such as EPG&B, Grandes Ligas, Anonimo Consejo, and Sexto Sentido offering creative energy and powerful social commentary on Cuban ...

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