Wed, May 24|
Instituto Cervantes NY
CUBAN SHORTS PROGRAM
A showcase of newly released short films from Cuba
Time & Location
May 24, 2023, 6:00 PM
Instituto Cervantes NY, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017, USA
About the event
Cuban Shorts Program
LA NOVICIA JARDINERA
Arturo Sotto | Cuba | 2022 | Fiction | 29 min
A love story in times of pandemic.
It’s the 1920s and the world is rocked by the Spanish Flu. Adelina, a young woman from Havana, is admitted to a cloister of nuns in the hopes of calming her fiery nature. Unable to reign in her passion, she directs it towards a visiting young clergyman…
LA CAMPAÑA / THE CAMPAIGN
Eduardo del Llano | Cuba | 2022 | Fiction | 15 min
1961: Felipe, a young brigade member, arrives at a hut lost among the hills somewhere in Cuba in the middle of the Literacy Campaign. To his surprise, the peasant family is unusual in more ways than one. Perplexed, Felipe doesn't know what to do: his boss, Rigoberto, is very strict, and if he returns to inform him of the mistake, he'll take it out on him...
EL HIJO MUERTO
Maysel Bello | Cuba | 2022 | Fiction | 28min
Idania and Luis receive the news that their son has murdered another boy while on guard duty in the unit where he is doing his military service. The parents’ relationship is put in crisis, based on each one’s vision of their child.