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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

Films & Events

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  • HFFNY 2009 Schedule
  • Films by Nation

All foreign language films are subtitled in English.

  TUESDAY April 14
QUEENS THEATRE IN THE PARK
6:30 pm
  • G-Boys (7 min.) Bryan Lopez. Puerto Rico and The Sad Churro Family (7:30 min) Joshua Carrero. Puerto Rico (these films are part of New Children New York program)
    Crossing Numbers (12 min.) Adel Gonzalez. U.S-Spain
    Hispaniola una isla dos mundos / Hispaniola One Island Two Worlds (12 min.) Freddy Vargas. Dominican Republic-U.S
    Directors: Joshua Carrero, Bryan Lopez and Freddy Vargas present for Q&A. Followed by a Cocktail Reception and Live entertainment. Sponsored by TD Bank.-
  THURSDAY April 16
THE DIRECTORS GUILD THEATER
6:30 pm
  • Cocktail Reception.
7:30 pm
  FRIDAY April 17
HFFNY AT THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS (Free and Open to the Public)
6:30 pm
  • Tengo (20 min.) Tané Martinez. Cuba-U.S
    Pinchos y Rollos
    (22 min.) Freddy Vargas. Dominican Republic-US. Directors present for Q&A. Followed by a First Fridays! Cuban Party with live entertainment
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
  • Kangamba (100 min.) Rogelio Paris (Cuba)
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
7:10 pm
9:30 pm
  SATURDAY April 18
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART (Free and Open to the Public)
12:35 pm
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
  • Omerta (95 min.) Pavel Giroud. Cuba. U.S Premiere.
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
7:10 pm
9:30 pm
  SUNDAY April 19
KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER, NYU (Free and open to the public)
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
3:30 pm
5:30 pm
  • 1973 Revoluciones por Minuto (65 min.) NY Premiere. Fernando Valenzuela. Chile. Director Present for Q&A
    Preceded by Pucha Vida (12 min). Nazly Lopez. Colombia-Cuba. NY Premiere
7:30 pm
  • La  Mala / The Bad Girl (90 min). Lilian Rosado / Pedro Perez. Puerto Rico - Spain. NY Premiere.Director Present for Q&A
9:35 pm
  • Gasolina (82 min.) Julio Hernandez. Guatemala. NY Premiere.
  MONDAY April 20
KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER, NYU (Free and open to the public)
7:00 pm
  • Nuevas Miradas. Two award winning films produced by the students of the International School of Film and TV of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV) and a conversation with Tanya Valette, Director of EICTV and professor and filmmaker Russell Porter. Moderated by Sandy Lieberson (Chairman, Film London). Reception to follow. Simultaneous translation provided by LART
    Films: LA CHIROLA
    (23 min.) Diego Mondaca. Bolivia; FILIBERTO (12 min.) Amelia García, Mexico; EL AÑO DEL CERDO (12 min.) Claudia Calderon. Puerto Rico
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
  • Omerta (95 min.) Pavel Giroud. Cuba. U.S Premiere
3:00 pm
5:10 pm
7:20 pm
  • PartyTime (101 min.) Juanma Fernandez. Puerto Rico. U.S Premiere.Director present for Q&A.
9:35 pm
  TUESDAY April 21
KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER, NYU (Free and open to the public)
6:00 pm
  • New Cuban Filmmakers (60 min.) Compiled by Prof. Anne Marie Stock
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
  • Gasolina (82 min.) Julio Hernandez. Guatemala. NY Premiere
3:00 pm
5:00 pm
7:15 pm
  • Filmefobia  (102 min.) Kiko Goifman. Brazil. NY Premiere. Actress Cris Bierrenbach present for Q&A
9:25 pm
  • Kangamba (100 min.) Rogelio Paris (Cuba) NY Premiere
  WEDNESDAY April 22
QUEENS THEATRE IN THE PARK
6:30 pm
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
3:00 pm
5:30 pm
  • Party Time (101 min.) Juanma Fernandez. Puerto Rico. U.S Premiere.
7:30 pm
  • Aniceto (108 min.) Leonardo Favio. Argentina. NY Premiere 
9:35 pm
  THURSDAY April 23
QUAD CINEMA
1:00 pm
  • Filmefobia  (102 min.) Kiko Goifman.Argentina. NY Premiere. Actress Cris B. present
3:00 pm
  • Aniceto (108 min.) Leonardo Favio. Argentina. NY Premiere
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:30 pm

KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER, NYU: 53 Washington Square South
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART: 1000 5th Ave. (at 82nd St.)
QUAD CINEMA: 34 West 13th St. (between 5th & 6th Aves.)
THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS: 1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th St.), The Bronx
IDA k. LANG THEATER AT HUNTER COLLEGE: North Bldg, 4th Floor. 68th Street.
QUEENS THEATRE IN THE PARK: Flushing Meadow Corona Park

All foreign language films are subtitled in English.

Full Program
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(pdf format)