Follows a kindly Havana-based planetarium worker who accepts a very special invitation from her neighbour, an extraterrestrial.
Directed by: Arturo Infante
After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood. This is a journey to discover culinary traditions long thought lost due to the hardship that Cuba survived after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Directed by: Asori Soto
A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.
Jesús, a young hairdresser, works at a Havana nightclub for drag performers, and dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama, Jesús finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when Angel, his estranged father, abruptly reenters his life, his world is quickly turned upside down. The macho Angel, recently released from a 15-year stint in prison, tries to squelch his son’s ambition to perform ...
Directed by: Paddy Breathnach
An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution and 'underdevelopment' behind only to find himself at odds with the ambiguities of his new life in the 'developed' world. A portrait of alienation, of an outsider with no clear-cut politics or ideology. A stranger in a strange land struggling with old age, sexual desire and ultimately the impossibility for the individual to belong in any society. The film's narrative is a collage of ...
Directed by: Miguel Coyula
A beautiful seductress draws a man in the midst of a mid-life crisis into a sordid world of drugs, crime, and debauchery. Alejandro is down on his luck. Unemployed and loveless, he falls hard for beautiful Vanessa when fate brings the two together seemingly by chance. But Vanessa's boyfriend is a hit man for the mob, and despite at first feeling swept up in circumstances beyond his control, Alejandro soon realizes that in ...
Directed by: Carlos Daniel Malavé
Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries to be a child, climbing trees with a girl, looking through his grandfather's trunk of mementos and trying to fly; he goes to town to sell a saddle, has his first drink and is taken to a ...
Directed by: Miguel Littín