Special Events

Saturday, April 1

UNIVERSIDAD DEL CINE DE BUENOS AIRES: 25 Years of Films and Filmmakers of New Argentinean Cinema

SVA THEATRE @ 12:30PM
Free & Open to the Public
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HFFNY presents a selection of films from Universidad del Cine de Buenos Aires, a school that has played a central role in creating and supporting the new generation of Argentine filmmakers. Q&A with María Marta Antin and Mario Santos.

Sunday, April 2

SCHOOL OF FILM AND TELEVISION OF SAN ANTONIO DE LOS BAÑOS, CUBA (EICTV): Celebrating 30 Years of Filmmaking at the School of the Worlds

SVA THEATRE @ 12:30PM
Free & Open to the Public
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A showcase of some of the best short films produced by the prestigious film school (90min). Newly appointed EICTV Director Susana Molina present for Q&A.

Monday, April 3

HISTORIAS DE LA MÚSICA CUBANA/STORIES OF CUBAN MUSIC: Special Documentary Series

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY @ 4:30PM
Free & Open to the Public
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In this special documentary series, HFFNY presents stories that offer multiple cultural, political, and sociological readings of Cuban music and dance. “Stories of Cuban Music” celebrates musical diversity in the documentaries Decir con feeling (Rebeca Chávez) and Ampárame: La religiosidad en la música cubana (Patricia Ramos).

Introduction by Director of Cuban Film Archives Luciano Castillo.

Monday, April 3rd

Juan Padrón Exhibition: From Havana to New York

THE CLEMENTE @ 6:30PM
Free & Open to the Public
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HFFNY partners with the Clemente to exhibit the paintings and drawings of Padrón’s illustrious career- especially those of vampires and beloved Cuban superhero Elpidio Valdés. Curated by Alexis Mendoza. Cocktail reception to follow

Wednesday, April 5

HOMAGE TO JUAN PADRÓN 

MÁS VAMPIROS EN LA HABANA/MORE VAMPIRES IN HAVANA

THE CLEMENTE @ 7:00PM
Free & Open to the Public
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Juan Padrón is turning 70! To honor the father of Cuban feature film animation, we are screening some of our favorite films from his career. If you liked VAMPIRES IN HAVANA you will love this sexy sequel.

Thursday, April 6

HOMAGE TO JUAN PADRÓN 

ELPIDIO VALDÉS

THE CLEMENTE @ 6:30PM
Free & Open to the Public
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Juan Padrón is turning 70! To honor the father of Cuban feature film animation, we are screening some of our favorite films from his career. Tonight is the night to bring your kids to the movies, as we screen ELPIDIO VALDÉS.