The mysterious pull of an old Spanish Romani art on a group of contemporary musicians in Los Angeles is the essence of the documentary Kumpania. These artists love flamenco and are devoted to keeping it alive in the city.
Flamenco’s genesis is the music of outcasts in Southern Spain hiding from extreme forces of prejudice. Hundreds of years later in Los Angeles, the artists of Kumpania reach back in time to summon the gods and demons of the original flamencos.
Kumpania - a Romani word meaning “people who travel the same territory” – follows one collective of artists whose paths intersect much like the freeways they drive from homes in Long Beach, Downey, Moreno Valley, Burbank, Woodland Hills, North Hollywood and Santa Barbara to perform with each other all over Los Angeles.