Archival photo of six men,  two holding framed records

Cumbia Sin Reglas

Filmmakers Joyce Garcia and Alvaro Parra screen their respective films Yo No Soy Guapo and Kumbia Net: Un Estilo Bien Diferente. The screenings are followed by a conversation with the filmmakers and artists Eamon Ore Giron and Gary "Ganas" Garay, moderated by USC professor and Vice Provost for the Arts Josh Kun about the evolution of cumbia music in Mexico, the U.S., and online. Followed by an afterparty with DJs Lengua, Ganas, Turbo Sonidero, and MC Mextape.

5:30 PM Yo No Soy Guapo, 2018, dir. Joyce Garcia, color, 81 min.
7:30 PM Kumbia Net: Un Estilo Bien Diferente, 2022, dir: Alvaro Parra, color, 25 min.
8 PM Conversation: Cumbia Transforms
9 PM Dance party with DJ Turbo Sonidero and MC Mextape


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