Havana Film Festival New York hasta el 17 de abril

Havana Film Festival New York hasta el 17 de abril

19° HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK – HFFNY- ANUNCIA LAS 13 PELÍCULAS QUE COMPETIRÁN POR EL HAVANA STAR PRIZE, 6-17 DE ABRIL DE 2018

El 19° Havana Film Festival NY anuncia la selección de trece películas que competirán por el Havana Star Prize por Mejor Película, Mejor Director, Mejor Guión y Mejor Documental. Los premios serán entregados durante la Ceremonia de Clausura, el martes 17 de abril a las 6:30pm en el Directors Guild Theatre.
Los ganadores serán elegidos por destacados miembros de la industria del cine y el mundo del arte. Las 13 películas seleccionadas provienen de Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, España, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos y Venezuela. Muchos de los directores viajarán a Nueva York para presentar sus trabajos.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 6:00pm
AMC Loews 34th Street 14
SERGIO & SERGEI
Ernesto Daranas | Cuba – Spain | 2017 | Fiction | 93 min | N.Y. Premiere
AMC 34 Theater 4/11 @ 6:30pm

Q&A w/ actors

Tomas Cao 
Hector Noas
 
The 19th Havana Film Festival New York (www.HFFNY.com) rolls out the red carpet with the N.Y. premiere of the latest comedy from Cuba’s shores- Sergio and Sergei dir. Ernesto Daranas. Winner of the Premio Coral del Público at the 39th International Film Festival in Havana, this clever, crowd-pleasing delight tells the true story of a Russian cosmonaut trapped in space during the fall of the USSR, and his unlikely friendship with the Cuban philosophy professor who sets out to save him, featuring the award-winning Ron Perlman and two of Cuba’s hottest actors, Tomás Cao and Hector Noas.
Opening Night Film Sergio y Sergei Trailer
*****DE PUERTO RICO PARA EL MUNDO*****
SCREENS AT FIRST FRIDAYS! AT THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
This popular event kicks off the 19th Annual Havana Film Festival New York!
DE PUERTO RICO PARA EL MUNDO
FROM PUERTO RICO TO THE WORLD
Directed by Mariem Pérez & Carlitos Ruiz for Banco Popular
Join HFFNY and the Bronx Museum of the Arts for a musical journey through the history of the Puerto Rican Diaspora told by the stories of some of the island’s most beloved musical and creative figures.

FOLLOWED BY A LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE OF

FLACO NAVAJA AND THE RAZOR BLADES

Promotion Name
“DE PUERTO RICO PARA EL MUNDO”

 

9th Annual Havana Star Prize – Films in Fiction
Nine films compete for the ninth annual Havana Star Prize. From late-life love stories to teenage hi-jinx to friendships that cross decades, countries, and even planets- these are stories that stick with you.
EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE / THE LAST SUIT
Pablo Solarz | Spain-Argentina | 2017 | 86min
A critically acclaimed exploration of Argentina’s Jewish diaspora and the effects of the Holocaust 60 years later, Pablo Solarz’s charming, funny and notably poignant film reminds us of the human relationships forged in times of tragedy.

MATAR A JÉSUS 

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KILLING JESUS

Laura Mora | Colombia-Argentina | 2017 | Fiction | 100min
Inspired by the director’s own personal tragedy, this sincere and insightful tale of revenge follows a young woman as she embarks on a mission to find the man who killed her father.

LOS BUENOS DEMONIOS 

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THE GOOD DEMONS

Gerardo Chijona | Cuba-Spain | 2017 | 88min
A hilarious dark comedy about a modern day Robin Hood (if Robin Hood were a serial killer…) starring some of Cuba’s biggest names including Carlos Enrique Almirante, Isabel Santos, Enrique Molina & Vladimir Curz.
LA NOVIA DEL DESIERTO / THE DESERT BRIDE
Cecilia Atán & Valeria Pivato | Argentina-Chile | 2017 | 78min
A delicate tale about the empowerment of a woman who has lived her whole life in the shadow of others, The Hollywood Reporter calls The Desert Bride “a captivating two-hander, as soothing as a desert breeze.”
JOAQUIM
Marcelo Gomes | Brazil | 2017 | 97min
Renowned director Marcelo Gomes explores the life and times of revolutionary Brazilian abolitionist and martyr “Tiradentes” (Joaquim José da Silva Xavier) in this ambitious historical epic, a sweaty, dusty and stunning cinematic journey into colonial Brazil on the brink of independence.
LOS PERROS
Marcela Said | Chile | 2017 | 94min
Screened at Cannes’ 56th Critics’ Week, Marcela Said’s second feature centers on the complex and compelling figure of Mariana as she dives into the brutal legacy of the Pinochet era through an affair with an older man.
BX3M
Judith Escalona | USA | 2016 | 103min
Latin filmmaker Judith Escalona weaves an action-packed tale of three NY teens. For Maria and Mona, graduation means fulfilling a dream. For Michael, it means dashing all hope of a better future. You either make the grade or you don’t- in academics or love- and that makes all the difference.
LOS BUSCADORES / THE GOLD SEEKERS
Juan Carlos Maneglia & Tana Schémbori | Paraguay | 2017 | 102min
Following the success of their highly acclaimed debut
7 cajas, Paraguayan directors Maneglia & Schémbori return with Los buscadores, a hilarious high-action comedy about two young boys searching for a buried treasure.

SERGIO & SERGUEÍ 

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SERGIO & SERGEI

Ernesto Daranas | Spain-Cuba-USA | 2017 | 93min
This is the true story of a Russian cosmonaut trapped in space during the fall of the USSR, and his unlikely friendship with the Cuban philosophy professor who sets out to save him.
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19th Havana Film Festival New York April 6 – April 17, 2018
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Havana Star Prize – Documentary 
Storytelling is what makes us human, and these five documentaries selected to compete for the Havana Star Prize demonstrate just that. Each of the tales below succeeds in transporting us as viewers- be it via musical journeys through space and time or interviews that immortalize the spirits of icons who have passed- and in reminding us that stories unite us. 
INDESTRUCTIBLE, EL ALMA DE LA SALSA  
INDESTRUCTIBLE, THE SOULS OF SALSA
David Pareja | Spain | 2017 |  78min | NY PREMIERE
This musical odyssey follows Spanish flamenco singer Diego “El Cigala” as he creates a salsa record. With stops in Cali, Havana, Punta Cana, San Juan, Miami and New York, Indestructible is a musical tour-de-force.
O GATO DE HAVANA   
THE CAT FROM HAVANA
Dacio Malta | Brazil | 2016 | Documentary | 2016 | 87min
Dacio Malta chronicles the long, fascinating story of Havana‘s most famous jazz club, Gato Tuerto, in all its bohemian glory and creative bliss in this captivating, star-studded documentary.
FILIBERTO  
Freddie Marrero Alfonso | Puerto Rico-Venezuela | 2017 | 75min
NY PREMIERE
This is the tragic tale of Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, a professional musician who abandons his trumpet and family to live the clandestine life of an armed revolutionary for Puerto Rican independence.
SEVERO SECRETO  
Gustavo Pérez & Oneyda González | Cuba | 2016 |  66min
NY PREMIERE
Death took the Cuban intellectual Severo Sarduy at the height of his creative prowess. This is the story of a man ahead of his time, and betrayed by his circumstances.
ATA TU ARADO A UNA ESTRELLA   
TIE YOUR PLOW TO A STAR
Carmen Guarini | Argentina | 2017 | 82min | NY PREMIERE
Do utopias still exist?  Two decades of footage are woven together in a story that immortalizes the spirit of Argentine filmmaker Fernando Birri, who reminds us how essential utopias are to our survival as humans.
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19th Havana Film Festival New York April 6 – April 17, 2018
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CUBAN FOOD STORIES

Asori Soto | USA-Cuba | 2018 | Documentary | 82min | NY PREMIERE
DGA Theater 4/17 @ 6:30pm
Q&A w/ director  Asori Soto
 
The 19th Havana Film Festival New York (www.HFFNY.com) closes April 17th with an unforgettable cinematic experience, guaranteed to whet appetites. Join us on a culinary road trip through Cuba, in this mouth-watering documentary bursting with flavors, stories, and a socio-historical understanding of food as a vehicle of memory, identity, and change.

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