Al arte del tabaco

CHANGE OF SCHEDULE: The program held on Tuesday, April 12 at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center now begins at 5:00pm

El ARTE DEL TABACO / THE ART OF CIGARS
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea  | Cuba  | 1974 | Fiction | 7min
NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center 4/12 @ 5:00pm
SYNOPSIS

El arte del tabaco is a Cuban documentary about the cigar industry directed by reknowned Cuban director Tomas Gutierrez Alea feauturing the music of Rodrigo Prats.

 

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Tomas Gutierrez Alea is Cuba’s greatest and best-known director. He wrote and directed more than 20 features, documentaries, and short films, which are known for his sharp insight into post-Revolutionary Cuba.  His filmography includes classics like: Las doce sillas (1962), Memories of Underdevelopment (1968),   La muerte de un burócrata (1966), Los sobrevivientes (1979), Strawberry and Chocolate (1993) and Guantanamera (1995).