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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

The sad churro family

Dir. Joshua Carrero

Puerto Rico. 2009. Mini DV. Fiction. 7 min.
World Premiere


  • English
  • Spanish

Juanalupe wants to help with the family business after her father is deported.  Her mother forbids it, she wants Juanalupe to focus on school so she can make a better life for herself.  But Juanalupe has her own plans.

Juanalupe quiere ayudar a los negocios familiares despu├ęs de que su padre ha sido deportado. Su madre se lo prohibe pues quiere que ella se concentre en sus estudios para que tenga un mejor futuro pero Juanalupe tiene sus propios planes.


Dir. Joshua Carrero

  • English
  • Spanish

NEW CHILDREN / NEW YORK uses film to tell stories from the immigrant Latino community in New York City through the perspectives of the children. Since September 2006, we have been training youth in Brooklyn to make films about their lives and concerns, to present those films to the public, and to become leaders in their communities. To ensure that these youth stories reach a wide audience, we are also making a feature-length documentary film that closely observes four of our students, incorporating their own films into the documentary as a window into the genuine daily life and culture of their communities.

The Sad Churro Family directed by Josh Carrero, Jeremy Lopez & Mike Vasquez Josh and Jeremy are freshmen; Mike is a junior. This is the second film for these filmmakers.

Coming soon