By Cathy Elelman • 09 November 2019 • 20:30
PRESENTATION: Orchestra director Bobby Setter presented the documentary before the screening
CREDIT: Ajuntament de La Nucia
A SCREENING of documentary My friend Fats Domino in Dutch was all about raising money for the La Nucia Protectora de Animales association.
Some 50 Dutch, Belgian and British local residents went along to the l’Auditori de la Mediterrania to watch the film, which focuses on the friendship between the legendary American pianist and Belgian orchestra director Bobby Setter.
The two entertainers did three European tours together.
Bobby Setter himself presented his documentary before the sceening alongside Foreign Residents’ councillor Jessica Gommans and Protectora de Animales de La Nucia President Belen Nuñez.
The two-hour Dutch language documentary, which debuted at the La Nucia auditorium in 2016, features music, humour and emotion, with commentary by Bobby.
The fundraiser had the backing of La Nucia Foreign Residents department.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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