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Opening night film premiere, El Cuerno de la Abundancia (Horn of Plenty), a comedy by award winning Cuban filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabío and reception at The Directors Guild Theatre

50 years of the Development of Cuban Cinema
• Retrospective of Cuban master, Santiago Alvarez’ bold and unexpected images.
• Remembering Humberto Solas (1941-2008): Legendary filmmaker whose works encompassed key moments in Cuban and Latin American history
• Showcase of works by young Cuban filmmakers

Recent Puerto Rican Cinema: films by leading directors, Jacobo Morales, Raul Marchand, Edmundo Rodriguez, and Lilian Rosado

Stranger than Fiction:  A Tribute to award-winning Colombian director, Luis Ospina

Nuevas Miradas, New Views: the latest films produced by graduate students from the International School of Film and TV (EICTV), San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba

A selection of compelling documentaries

Premieres of award-winning films from the Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano that takes place each December in Havana

Special programming for children at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Educational programs including panel discussions, workshops, and Q&A sessions with filmmakers

Events with Filmmakers

Receptions and parties with Latin American delegates

Filiberto
Filiberto

Dir. Amanda García

Mexico. 2008. 35 mm. Fiction. 11 min.
NY Premiere

KJCC 04/20 @ 7 pm

Filiberto
  • English
  • Spanish

Filiberto is about to celebrate his 50th birthday. The monotony of his everyday life is interrupted when he enters a bar. He finally discovers that his destiny it might be in his own hands.

Filiberto es un hombre a punto de cumplir 50 años. Lleva una vida monótona y resignada. Un día entra a un bar que lo hace reflexionar sobre el rumbo de su existencia y lo hace pensar que realmente existe la posibilidad de cambiar su  vida por sus propios medios.

 

Dir. Amanda García

  • English
  • Spanish

Born in Uppsala, Sweden in1981 of a Bolivian father and Mexican mother, now resides in La Paz, Bolivia. Her early studies were in audiovisual communication in Bolivia. Later, she studied film for two years in Mexico City and 1 semester at the National Film School of Russia (VGIK) in Moscow. She finished her studies in the field of film direction at the School of Film and Television (EICTV), San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. As director she has realized Filiberto (graduation thesis, EICTV); Once Julia; the documentary, The Things, which received honorable mention at the Festival , Voices Against the Silence, 2008.

Nació en Uppsala, Suecia en1981, de padre Boliviano y madre Mexicana reside hoy día en La Paz, Bolivia. Sus primeros estudios fueron en comunicación audiovisual en Bolivia; luego estudió dos años de cine en México D.F. y 1 semestre en el VGIK (Escuela Nacional de Cine de Rusia) en Moscú. Termino su carrera en la especialidad de dirección de cine en la Escuela de Cine y Televisión (EICTV) de San Antonio de los Baños , Cuba. Como directora, ha realilzado Filiberto (tesis de graduacion, EICTV); Una vez Julia; el documental, Las cosas que recibió mención de honor en el Festival Voces contra el Silencio, 2008.