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
Monday, April 11th
Monday, April 11th 7:00pm
Americas Society
Co-presented by Americas Society Literature Program and the Cuban Cultural Center of New York
New York-based producer, director, and translator Joanne Pottlitzer discusses her English version of Cuban playwright José Triana’s Palabras comunes (Common Words), set in Cuba from 1894 to 1914. Afterward, actors give dramatic readings from the play.
Monday, April 11th 6:00pm
The 8th Floor
Havana Film Festival New York
Come celebrate the 25 aniversary of the International Film and Television School of of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, with a selection of its students' best short films. The program presents the NY premiere of five films, including Asepsia by Gustavo Vinagre and Susana Barriga's The Illusion. Presented by Cuban filmmaker Gerardo Chijona.
Monday, April 11th 5:00pm
Quad Cinema
Havana Film Festival New York
2004. Cuba. Fiction. 94 min. As part of the tribute to Cuban director Gerardo Chijona, HFFNY presents one of his most acclaimed films, which tells the story of a successful writer whose peaceful life spins out of control when the women in his life begin to make decisions that take all of their lives in unexpected directions.
Monday, April 11th 5:00pm
Quad Cinema
2004. Cuba. Fiction. 94min. As he approaches middle age, successful writer Julio del Toro’s peaceful life spins out of control when the women in his life begin to make decisions that take his and all of their lives in unexpected directions. The film is part of the tribute to Cuban director Gerardo Chijona, author of Adorable Lies (1992).
Sunday, April 10th
Sunday, April 10th 9:15pm
Quad Cinema
Havana Film Festival New York
2009. Cuba. Fiction. 113 min. In a fictional village near a Soviet military base in 1960s Cuba, Daniel Díaz Torres films a love triangle that develops and becomes a metaphor for the tense political situation of the Cold War as everyday life changes in the village and for the characters. Actor Enrique Molina present for Q&A.