Zinovy Pritsker has been tuning pianos for 45 years, including the instruments of high-profile musicians. This short offers a glimpse into the quirky, sometimes cranky New York City piano tuner as he plies a fading trade.
Fate split Afro-Cuban brothers Ilmar and Aldo apart, and now the virtuosic musicians live on either side of a geopolitical divide, one in Cuba and one in New York. Music, blood and shared history bound them together, and in this film, they reunite for a performance they’ve long dreamt of. Los Hermanos/The Brothers offers a view of estranged nations through the lens of music and family.