Interview with José Luis Rugeles the director of "Rebelión", interviewer Edvinas Pukšta
“You said the film is a biography, a friend told me it’s an antibiography.” - José Luis Rugeles
The film tells the story of musician Joe Arroyo, who strongly influenced the tropical music of the 1970s. Including well-known songs to set the atmosphere, the viewer is taken on a journey through the life of the famous salsa singer, full of iconic moments on stage and claustrophobic moments in private life.
José Luis Rugeles is a director and cinematographer from Bogota who has been associated with film and advertising for almost fifteen years. In 1991. Rugeles graduated from Bottega University with a degree in Film and Photography and has ever since created numerous TV commercials and short films. His first feature film "García" (2010) received various nominations and wins at film festivals
Colombian actor and film director Jhon Narváez studied linguistics and literature at the University of Cartagena, later studied Film and Television at the International Film and Television school in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. He is known for El Piedra (2018), Birds of Passage (2018) and Frontera Vierde (2019).