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Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,593Details
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Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango explores the expression of Tango’s Africanness and the contribution of African cultures in the creation of the tango. Tango was a reflection of the social life of the slaves that were taken to South America - including Argentina and Uruguay - mostly from central Africa, particularly from the former Kongo Kingdom.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Fresh
80% - Fresh

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 14th, 2015 (Limited) by ArtMattan Productions
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Dancing, Africa, Slavery, Argentina
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: ArtMattan Films
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,522 $4,593 Aug 14, 2015 3

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Juan Carlos Caceres
Sound Designer    Sylvain Giradeau

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/08/14 74 $4,593   2 $2,297   $4,593 3

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