Wednesday December 13, 2017

Film & Video

Preview: 2016 Havana Film Festival New York

Close to 20 Cuban productions and co-productions anchor an ambitious schedule of features, documentaries, and short subjects from Latin America and the Caribbean. Entries from the island range from film noir to children’s animation, plus tributes to Isabel Santos, Enrique Molina, and Titón—and a sneak preview of Viva.

Greetings from Nuevitas: Small-Town Video Goes Big

Far from Havana, a thriving, grass-roots audiovisual scene has developed in the small, isolated town of Nuevitas—including a much-awaited screening festival each summer. Pedro Navarro, one of the movement’s organizers, spoke via email with writer Yainet Rodríguez Rodríguez.

VIDEO - Catching Up with This Year’s Lucas Awards

As the world gets ready to welcome the new year, we salute the Cuban music and video industries with a selection of less well-known Lucas-winning clips.

VIDEO: Wilfredo Prieto at the Metropolitan Museum

In Season 4 of the Met’s online series The Artist Project, the Cuban conceptual artist talks about Rodin, what’s revolutionary about his work, and why the French sculptor is like a baseball player.

Encore: Picadillo, the New York Times, and Nitza Villapol

Sparked by an article in the New York Times about picadillo, in September 2014 we published an article about Cuban cookbook author and television chef Nitza Villapol. It struck a chord with readers, who had their own memories of growing up with Concina al minuto. To kick off the holidays, here’s an encore appearance by Nitza, video included.
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