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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

El año del cerdo / Year of the pig
El año del cerdo

Dir. Claudia Calderon

Puerto Rico. 2007. 35 mm. Fiction.12 min.

KJCC 04/20 @ 7 pm

El año del cerdo
  • English
  • Spanish

Chang Rodríguez, a delivery boy from Havana's Chinatown, grows tired of his routine and seeks out anything that'll change his life. Completely unaware of his own power, he becomes an instrument of destiny every 12 years, on the Year of the Pig.

Chang Rodriguez un niño repartidor del barrio chino de la Habana  cansado de su rutina diaria, y buscando ansiosamente algo que cambie su vida. Completamente desprevenido de su poder el empieza a ser un instrumento del destino cada 12 años,,en el año del cerdo.

 

Dir. CLAUDIA CALDERÓN

  • English
  • Spanish

Claudia Calderón is a Puerto Rican film director who studied photography and dramatic arts in her native country. She also attended film production workshops at NYU. As a director, her work includes Aprietos/Predicaments (2002), El susto/The Scare (2003), and Maletas/Suitcases (2007). The Year of the Pig was shot in Cuba while she was studying at EICTV of San Antonio de los Baños, which earned her the Best Short Film award at Viña del Mar Film Festival at the 4th Latinamerican edition of Telefé Short Films and at Sao Paulo Festival de cine among others. She has also worked in numerous capacities as producer or assistant director on many other short films.

Directora puertorriqueña. Estudió fotografía y arte dramático en su Puerto Rico natal y asistió a talleres de producción cinematográfica en la Universidad de Nueva York. Como directora, su trabajo incluye "Aprietos" (2002), "El Susto" (2003), y "Maletas" (2007). “El año del cerdo” fue filmado en Cuba, mientras estudiaba en la Escuela de San Antonio de los Baños, y premiado como el Mejor cortometraje en el Festival de Viña del Mar, en la cuarta edición latinoamericana de Telefé Cortos y en el Festival de cine de Sao Paulo, entre otros. Además ha trabajado en como productora o asistente de dirección en otros cortometrajes.