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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

La edad de oro / The golden age

Dir. Phillip E. Tuckett & Scott M. Duncan

U.S. 92 mm.
NY Premiere

QUEENS THEATRE IN THE PARK 4/22 @ 6:30 pm

La edad de oro
  • English
  • Spanish

The Golden Age documents a season in the life of the Golden Age League, a soccer league in Corona Park, Queens, New York. Not just any league, the Golden Age league is a very competitive middle-aged men’s league that is made up of former world champions from mostly South American and Central American countries. These incredibly skilled players, their former glory a fond memory, muscles tighter, hairlines receding, waistlines expanding, play at a level never before documented. During the week these men are window washers, dishwashers, traders, electricians but the weekend is theirs. The game is slightly different but the passion remains.

La edad de oro documenta una temporada en la vida de la liga dorada, un equipo de fútbol de Corona Park en Queens, Nueva York. No es cualquier equipo, La liga dorada es un equipo muy competitivo de hombres de mediana edad  que han sido campeones mundiales, la mayoría originarios de Suramérica y Centroamérica. Estos magníficos jugadores, sus glorias pasadas son sólo recuerdos, músculos más tiesos, con muestras de calvicie y algo de sobrepeso juegan a un nivel nunca visto antes. En  semana estos hombres son limpiadores de ventanas, lavadores de platos, electricistas .pero el fin de semana es para ellos, su juego es un poco distinto pero la pasión permanece.

 

Dir. PHIL TUCKETT

  • English
  • Spanish

In a 30 year career as producer, director, writer, editor and cinematographer with NFL Films, Phil Tuckett has developed a distinctive style of documentary filmmaking, winning 30 individual Emmy Awards. Tuckett has produced such critically acclaimed sports specials as Autumn Ritual, NFL Symfunny, 25 Years of Sports Illustrated, Pro Football, Pottstown, PA, and Munich Revisited, the ABC documentary that took a look back at the 1972 Israeli hostage tragedy. In 1996, he won the Emmy for Outstanding Sports Special for Football America. Tuckett’s other non-football documentary credits include the critically acclaimed My Father’s Gun, created for the History Channel. An incident in that film led to another History Channel documentary, Ship Ablaze, which documents a ferry boat tragedy in New York City’s East River. Tuckett won a Billboard Music Award for his production of Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Little Wing. He also produced music videos for artists such as Santana, Slayer, Def Leppard, Foreigner, The Black Crowes, and B.B. King. He has also produced national commercial ads. His first feature length production for Bristlecone Films is The Golden Age, a documentary about South American Soccer as it is played in Corona Park, New York, with location filming in several South American countries. Spanish and English versions of the film are narrated by Edward James Olmos.

En un 30 años de carrera como productor, director, escritor, director y fotógrafo con NFL Films, Phil Tuckett ha desarrollado un estilo distintivo de cine documental y ha ganado 30 premios Emmy individuales. Tuckett ha producido especiales aclamados por la crítica como Los deportes de otoño, Ritual NFL Symfunny, 25 años de Sports Illustrated, Pro Fútbol, Pottstown, PA y Munich Revisited, documental de abc, que es una Mirada a un rehén Israeli en 1972. En 1996 ganó un Emmy por Excelencia en especiales de deporte para Football America. Entre sus documentales no deportivos se destaca el aclamado documental El arma de mi padre creado para el History Channel. Un incidente durante la produccion de éste le llevó a hacer otro filme Buque en llamas que documenta la tragedia de un bote de vapor en el East River de Nueva York. Tuckett ganó un Billboard Music Award por su producción de Stevie Ray Vaughn, Little Wing. También ha producido vídeos musicales para artistas tales como Santana, Slayer, Def Leppard, Foreigner, The Black Crowes, y BB King. Su primer largometraje es La edad de oro, un documental sobre futbolistas sudamericanos que juegan en Corona Park, Nueva York y que fue rodado también en varios países de América del Sur. Es narrada por Edward James Olmos en inglés y español.