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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

Welcome to Havana Film Festival New York

The Havana Film Festival New York will celebrate its 10th anniversary from April 16th to April 23rd, 2009 in various locations throughout New York City. This year's selection appeals to different age groups, fostering an appreciation of Latin American culture.

Trailer Havana Film Festival New York 2009

Featured Events
El CUERNO DE LA ABUNDANCIA / HORN OF PLENTY

Opening Night - Thursday April 16

El CUERNO DE LA ABUNDANCIA / HORN OF PLENTY

Dir. Juan Carlos Tabío
Cast: Jorge Perrugoría, Laura De La Luz, Mirta Ibarra, Yoima
Valdés, Vladimir Cruz
Writers: Arturo Arango, Juan Carlos Tabío

The NY Directors Guild Theatre, 110 W. 57th Street

Opening Night Film and Reception - $100

UN NOVIO PARA MI MUJER / A BOYFRIEND TO MY WIFE

Closing Night - Thursday April 23

UN NOVIO PARA MI MUJER / A BOYFRIEND TO MY WIFE

Dir. Juan Taratuto
Cast: Adrian Suar, Valeria Bertuccelli, Gabriel Goity
Writer: Pablo Solarz

Quad Cinema, 34 W. 13th Street (between 5th & 6th Aves)

Closing Night Film and A Latin Night Party - $100
Tributes

Santiago AlvarezThe Urgent Cinema of Santiago Alvarez – A Tribute
Sunday April 19

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Humberto SolasRemembering Humberto Solas: 1941 – 2008
Thursday April 16 & Friday April 17

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Luis OspinaStranger Than Fiction: A Tribute to Luis Ospina
Saturday April 18 & Sunday April 19

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