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CARMEN HERRERA & THE 100 YEARS SHOW

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 7 pm

                                              The CCCNY opens its 2017 winter season with a special film event on the legendary artist Carmen Herrera, subject of the documentary THE 100 YEARS SHOW. The 101-year-old Herrera, born in Havana, […]

ISLAND ALLURE ~ CUBA: 1858-1958

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7 pm

An illustrated talk by noted photography collector Ramiro A. Fernández, featuring historical gems from his intensely personal archive on Cuba, amassed with professional expertise, visual insight and a decidedly cinematic flair. Through hundreds of magnificently preserved vintage photographs and ephemera, Island Allure celebrates the culture of high style that prevailed in the Island from colonial times through […]

CULTIVO UNA ROSA BLANCA

Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 3 pm

Our annual tribute to José Martí (1853-1895) on his birthday. Founding father of Cuba and leader of its last war of independence, José Martí is also a towering figure in Cuban and Latin American literature. In his short life, he excelled as a poet, essayist, journalist, and revolutionary. Throughout the 1890′s and early 1990′s he worked as a foreign correspondent in New […]

ARISTIDE Y SUS TRES ORILLAS

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 7 pm

The New York City premiere of a documentary on the art of famed Cuban caricaturist Aristídes Pumariega, known to all as Aristide, listed among the most recognized political cartoonists of the 20th century by Italy’s Centro Nazionale del Fumetto. The film is an insightful and humorous profile on his lives and times on three shores: […]

CRAVING CUBA

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 6 pm

After attending the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, Zuzy Martin Lynch was inspired by the power of film to turn a brewing book project into a story about identity. After a string of serendipitous happenings and a somewhat successful crowdfunding campaign, the filmmaker took a leap of faith and began producing an insightful film that […]

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