Cuba Today Edu­ca­tional Film Series

September 20, 2004 - 12:00 AM

Un Hom­bre de Exito/A Suc­cess­ful Man
(1985) d. Hum­berto Solas
(116 min., color, drama) Direc­tor: Hum­berto Solas. Cast: César Évora, Raquel Revuelta, Daisy Grana­dos, Jorge Trinchet.

Charts the changes in Cuban soci­ety from 1932 to 1959 through the rela­tion­ship of two broth­ers, one an oppor­tunist quick to bend with the times, the other an ardent left­ist who is per­se­cuted for his beliefs. In Span­ish with Eng­lish subtitles.

Time: 6:00pm
Room: 9204

Wednes­day, Sep­tem­ber 29, 2004
Hello Hem­ing­way
(1990) d. Fer­nando Perez
(90 min., color, drama) Dir.: Fer­nando Perez. Cast: Laura de la Uz, Raúl Paz, Her­minia Sanchez, José Anto­nio Rodriguez.

In 1956 Cuba, Larita, a poor orphan girl, dreams of a schol­ar­ship to the United States. She comes across Hemingway’s novel, “The Old Man and the Sea” and draws par­al­lels to her own life. In Span­ish with Eng­lish subtitles.

Time: 6:00pm
Room: C204

Thurs­day, Octo­ber 7, 2004
Las Pro­fe­cias of Amanda/The Prophe­cies of Amanda
(1999) d. Pas­tor Vega
(90 min., color, drama) Dir.: Pas­tor Vega. Cast: Daisy Grana­dos, Adolfo Llau­rado, Laura Ramos, Con­suelo Vidal.

Por­trait of Amanda, a female for­tune teller in Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Cuba and her hard life from early child­hood to mid­dle age. In Span­ish with Eng­lish subtitles.

Time: 6:00pm
Room: C197

Tues­day, Octo­ber 19, 2004

Miradas/The Gaze
(2001) d. Enrique Alvarez
(90 min., color, drama) Dir.: Enrique Alvarez. Cast: Jacque­line Diana Are­nal, Jorge Molina, Mijail Mulkay.

A young pho­tog­ra­pher gets caught up in the drama of three new acquain­tances: a beau­ti­ful woman, her ex-boyfriend and his new lover. At the heart of it all is the dilemma of whether he should leave Cuba if he gets the oppor­tu­nity or not. In Span­ish with Eng­lish subtitles.

Time: 6:00pm
Room: C197

All films will take place at The Grad­u­ate Cen­ter:
365 Fifth Avenue
(Between 34th and 35th Street)

All films will be in Span­ish with Eng­lish subtitles.