Martín Weber, “La Habana, Cuba,” 1999. From <i>A Map of Latin American Dreams</i>.<br/>Courtesy of the artist. | Americas Society Ballet Hispanico; Eduardo Patino | Ballet Hispanico Creole Choir of Cuba; Sven Creutzmann | BAM Adonis Flores, <i>Visionary</i>, courtesy of the artist | Cuban Artists Fund Danza Contemporanea de Cuba; Photo by Manuel Harlan | The Joyce Theater Still from <i>Casa Vieja</i>; courtesy of the artist | Havana Film Festival New York Los Muñequitos de Matanzas;  Cynthia Carris | World Music Institute, Symphony Space, MAPP International Productions Alexis Esquivel, <i>Smile You Won!</i>, 2010 <i>Queloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art.</i> Courtesy of the artist | The 8th Floor Xiomara Laugart | Jamaica Performing Arts Center, World Music Institute
Sunday, May 22nd
Sunday, May 22nd 2:00pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
Directed by Havana-born Lester Hamlet and based on the classic Cuban play The Old House by Abelardo Estorino, this film tells the story of Esteban, who returns home after a 14-year absence when he learns of the imminent death of his father.
Saturday, May 21st
Saturday, May 21st 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Ballet Hispanico
Presented by Ballet Hispanico
Ballet Hispanico explores the influence of Cuban culture on American dance with an evening company performance showcase, and an engaging discussion between choreographers about the impact of Cuba on their work.
Saturday, May 21st 4:30pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
Directed by Jorge Perugorría and Vladimir Cruz, who made their acting debut in the acclaimed Strawberry and Chocolate, Afinidades features characters who take refuge in sex. But the result is fleeting and has unpredictable consequences.
Saturday, May 21st 2:00pm
BAM Rose Cinemas
Presented by BAM
Cuban director Ian Padrón follows Los Van Van, the most popular band in Cuba since 1969, during their last tour in Cuba attended by more than one million people, examining the band’s history and future plans. See why they are called “the narrators of their time,” and get ready to dance.
Saturday, May 21st 11:00am – 2:30pm
Ballet Hispanico
Presented by Ballet Hispanico
Ballet Hispanico explores the influence of Cuban culture on American dance with a lively afternoon of master classes open to the public. Observe BH School of Dance students in Afro-Cuban dance and classical Cuban ballet sessions.