The 13th Annual Havana Film Festival, a celebration of Latin American cinema, began yesterday—Thursday, April 12—and runs through April 22. The festival hosts over 40 films on the topics of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the U.S., Jennifer Monteagudo reports.
The opening night ceremony is April 12 at 7 p.m. with a viewing of Habanastation, a Cuban box office hit depicting modern Havana through the “eyes of two kids from different social backgrounds,” at the Directors Guild Theatre. The Directors Guild Theatre is located at 110 W 57th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues. Following films will start Friday, April 13, at 1 p.m. at Quad Cinema at 34 W. 13th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.
For a full list of movies and times, visit hffny.com. Tickets for films cost $11 for adults, $8 for seniors and students with ID. All foreign-language films will be subtitled in English. Other venues for the event include Instituto Cervantes, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens.
This year’s festival pays tribute to Eslinda Nuñez, a Cuban-born actress who has participated in the Cuban film industry for over 40 years.
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