October 14 - 19

97 min.

Tickets

Sat Oct 14 1:00PM | Member $10 General $13

Thur Oct 19 11:30PM | Members $7 General $10


Parade

USA | 2017 | 7 min | DIR: Kira Akerman (World Premiere)

Jazz students from New Orleans travel to Cuba on a cultural exchange and collaborate on a parade, celebrating open borders.

Connection (Conectifai)

Cuba | 2017 | 16 min | DIR: Horizoe Garcia

A portrait of a park in Havana where, thanks to public Wi-Fi, a new kind of meeting place has arisen.

Charlie

USA, Cuba | 2016 | 13 min | DIR: Kadri Koop

Four decades after hijacking a plane to Cuba to avoid charges of killing a state trooper, a former black power militant reflects on his past in a letter to his nine-year-old Cuban son.

Manuel

Cuba, USA | 2017 | 9 min | DIR: Gabriela Cavanagh (World Premiere)

By the train tracks in Havana, 87-year-old Manuel brews an aphrodisiac juice called pru.

Forever, Comandante (Hasta Siempre, Comandante)  (US Premiere)

Spain, USA | 2016 | 14 min | DIR: Faisal Attrache

Living in the shadow of the revolutionary generation’s unrelenting Cuban ideals, Ernesto, a 14-year-old barber, wants to get a tattoo despite his father’s adamant objection.

Fighting Cuba’s Boxing Ban (World Premiere)

Cuba | 2017 | 10 min | DIR: Ora DeKornfeld

In Cuba, where women are banned from competitive boxing, a 13-year-old girl steps into the ring.

Prince of Smoke

Cuba | 2017 | 24 min | DIR: Matthew Gelb

Cuban tobacco farmer and artisanal cigar maker Hirochi Robaina follows in his legendary grandfather’s footsteps as he fights to preserve a 171-year-old family legacy.

 

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Community Partners: Nuestra Voz, Prospect New Orleans