Tango, Baile Nuestro

Tango, Baile Nuestro. This documentary from 1987 features footage of famous milongueros such as “Finito” Ramon Rivera, Gerardo Portalea, and Miguel Balmaceda.

The tango is a dramatic, passionate form of couples-dancing and the tango is also the music which goes along with it. These two originated in Argentina, and the tango has long served as a focal point for the national identity of Argentines. This documentary explores the history of the dance and its music and shows its contemporary influence.