July 25: Cuban film festival in San Francisco

Saturday, July 25
12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.
2969 Mission Street (near 26th St.)
San Francisco, Calif.

Cuba_film.jpgCome enjoy this Cuban film series, to mark the 62nd anniversary of the historic Moncada assault. Learn more about Cuba’s revolution, culture, and people!

Suggested Donation: $5-20, good all day or part of program.

6:00 dinner (optional): $5.

All films are Spanish w/English subtitles.

12:00 pm "Montana de Luz (Mountain of Light)" – Cuban doctors’ international missions in Latin America and Africa. 53min. 2005

1:30 pm "Fidel"– documents the life of Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. Directed by Estela Bravo, 91min., 2001

3:15 pm "Strawberry and Chocolate" - This moving and groundbreaking film was the first to deal openly and directly with homosexuality, 1994, 108 min.

5:15 pm "Maestra" - An inspiring telling of the 1961 Literacy Campaign, with interviews of nine woman who, as young girls, taught in the campaign. A film by Catherine Murphy. 33 min.

6:20 pm "Rogelio Martínez Furé, A Cuban Griot" - Portrait of writer, Africanist, scholar of folklore, and founder of the National Folkloric Ballet of Cuba. Director Juanamaría Cordones-Cook will introduce her film in person. (2014), 30 min.

7:00 pm "Memories of Underdevelopment" – An intellectual is caught between his privileged history and the new revolution’s ideals. The classic film by director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. 1968, 97min.

Sponsored by ANSWER Coalition and National Committee to Free the Cuban Five (now free!) 

More info: 415-821-6545 • www.ANSWERsf.org

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