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Screenings of some of his most popular films -
Giselle, Cosmorama, La Anunciación
Director Present for Q&A



For the first time, the Havana Film Festival New York will award the Havana Star Prize for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay. 15 films in competition will be screened against each other for the audience and jury panel including prominent players in the film industry Michael Hausman, Sandy Lieberson and Luis Perego.

 

 

Los Dioses Rotos / Broken Gods

NY Premiere

Ernesto Daranas. 2008. Cuba. Fiction. 90 min.
One of the most talked about movies since its Cuban release, Los Dioses Rotos offers a modern version of the values represented by Alberto Yarini, a famous pimp and political figure at the turn of the 20th century.
Los Dioses Rotos, una de las películas más comentadas desde su estreno en Cuba, ofrece una versión moderna de los valores representados por Alberto Yarini, un proxeneta famoso y figura política en los albores del siglo 20.
* In competition for the Havana Star Prize Awards: Audience Award at Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Cuba

Actress present for Q&A at both screenings

Eso que Anda / Van Van Fever

North American Premiere


Ian Padron. 2009. Cuba. Documentary. 70 min.
Los Van Van has been the most popular band in Cuba for more than 40 years. The documentary follows their most recent tour in Cuba, attended by more than 1 million people. The band’s history and future plans are also included.
Los Van Van han sido el grupo musical más popular de Cuba por más de 40 años. Este filme explora las intimidades y tras escena del tour más reciente que hicieron por toda Cuba y que reunió a más de un millón de personas. La historia del grupo y sus planes futuros también hacen parte de este divertido documental.


Director and Los Van Van’s Music Director present for Q&A