UNA PELEA CUBANA CONTRA LOS DEMONIOS
A CUBAN FIGHT AGAINST DEMONS
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Cuba | 1971 | 130min
The year is 1672, and rebellion is in the air. A group of Cuban revolutionaries lead an uprising against the Spanish occupying their country, unleashing demons, death, destruction, and a biting critique of religion as a tool of power and control. This is a classic of Cuban cinema, digitally restored by the Academy Film Archive and the Cinemateca de Cuba.
ATA TU ARADO A UNA ESTRELLA
TIE YOUR PLOW TO A STAR
Carmen Guarini | Argentina | 2017 | Doc | 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.
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Cuba | 1979 | Fiction | 130min
Abandoned by their servants after the triumph of the 1959 Revolution, members of an aristocratic family in Cuba are forced to fend for themselves in this classic of Cuban cinema, digitally restored by the Academy Film Archive and the Cinemateca de Cuba
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.