New Cuban Shorts Program IV: Cuban Visions (II)
U.S. premieres. Followed by a discussion with Armando Capo, Ariagna Fajardo, and Alexandra Halkin, moderated by Sujatha Fernandes, Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Author of Cuba Represent!
Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2007. Directed by Beatriz García, Evelio León, Liván Magdaleno. 10 min. One day at a popular beach outside of Havana, from daybreak to dusk, pristine nature to chaos.
Liborio’s Shadow Play (Las sombras chinescas de Liborio)
2008. Directed by Liván Magdaleno. 26 min. The personal dreams of a sector of the Cuban population are seen through historical and psychological events, where past and present converge.
Lidia Doce Archive (Archivo de Lidia Doce)
2010. Directed by Alejandro Ramírez Anderson. 27 min. As a result of the Cuban Revolution, the first female battalions in Cuba were formed, and the women faced many societal contradictions. The Lidia Doce archive documents their story.
The Relay Race (Carrera de relevo)
2010. Directed by Sandra Ramos. 3 min. A satirical history of Cuba from Columbus to the present, this animated short chronicles historic cycles through some of the characters that have determined the island's circumstances.
All films made in Cuba, and in Spanish with English subtitles. Courtesy of the filmmakers and Alexandra Halkin, Americas Media Initiative. Program 66 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media
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