New Cuban Shorts Program III: Life in the Sierras—Films by Ariagna Fajardo
U.S. premieres. Followed by a discussion with Ariagna Fajardo, moderated by Alexandra Halkin
Saturday, February 16, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Where Are We Going? (¿A dónde vamos?)
2009. 22 min. A group of farmers talk about the problems that are forcing them to abandon the Sierra Maestra mountains.
The Bend (La Vuelta)
2008. 19 min. A community of brick-makers thrives through the collective efforts of its residents.
2011. 15 min. People react with frustration to institutional dysfunction. Can a society break free of ingrained patterns and progress?
All films made in Cuba, and in Spanish with English subtitles. Courtesy of the filmmaker and Alex Halkin, Americas Media Initiative. Program 56 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media
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