Ruben Blades is Not My Name

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RUBEN BLADES IS NOT MY NAME is a portrait of one of Latin America's most important singer/ songwriters. For more than half a decade, his songs have seeped into the collective consciousness, and soul, of Latin America. This film explores Ruben's story, his legacy, and how he deals with being the man and legend he is.

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  • Blades's brilliant trajectory doesn't need this type of pat on the back. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Mar 21, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • [An authorized documentary] with all the advantages and disadvantages that this implies: access to the intimacy of the character but with implicit limits on what is shown or said. [Full review in Spanish]

    Mar 21, 2019 | Full Review…
  • A film that points to classicism in the way of narrating a biographical documentary, without taking too many aesthetic risks down the altar to the "god" to portray the man, without makeup and with complete naturalness. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Mar 19, 2019 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • It frustrates me to have such an important, fascinating and intriguing figure as Blades, used for such a flat documentary. [Full review in Spanish]

    Sep 14, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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