8th Havana Film Festival New York
Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY), now in its 8th year, is an internationally recognized film festival showcasing perspectives of Latin American culture through new full-length feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation and classics. HFFNY offers the opportunity to see award-winning films as well as new independent films by filmmakers from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, Puerto Rico and Venezuela that are rarely screened in the U.S. All foreign language films are subtitled in English.
HFFNY has paid tribute to some of the most important directors and actors including: Walter Salles (Brazil), Fernando Birri (Argentina), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuba), Humberto Solas (Cuba), Silvio Caiozzi (Chile), Victor Gaviria (Colombia), Eliseo Subiela (Argentina), and Arturo Ripstein (Mexico).
We continue to build a close relationship with our community and provide a multi-cultural experience to different age groups. Our patrons are educated through panel discussions designed to give a behind-the-scenes look at an industry that continues to gain recognition on a global level. By collaborating with other institutions and festivals, HFFNY caters to the most dynamic and rapidly growing international population.
Havana Film Festival New York is a project of the American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization building cultural bridges between the United States and Cuba through programs in the arts.
American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation (AFLFC)
Building cultural bridges between the United States and Cuba through exchange programs in the Arts.
Havana Film Festival New York is a program of American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation (AFLFC). American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba works together with the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba to facilitate cultural exchanges in the arts. We work with individuals and institutions of the highest level offering residency programs, cultural festivals and educational exchanges that enrich and expand creative expression. Visit AFLFC at http://aflfc.org.