Cuban Film Festival

Date: March 24, 25, 26

Time: 3/24: 6 and 8 pm, 3/25: 1 and 3:30 pm, 3/26: 7 pm

Venue: Hippodrome Theater - 25 SE 2nd Place

Experience the Cuban film scene by attending one or all four films during the Hippodrome Theater’s Cuban Film Festival. Each film will be shows twice during the three-day period. Schedule is as follows:

Friday, March 24:

6:00 pm – Before Night Falls

8:30 pm – Chico y Rita

Saturday, March 25:

1:00 pm – Playing Lacuona

3:30 pm – Before Night Falls

Sunday, March 26:

7:00 pm – Chico y Rita

Films include: 

Chico y Rita (2010

A great animation – musical movie! A Cuban pianist becomes smitten with a sultry singer, leading to a passionate but star-crossed romance that reaches across six decades.

Playing Lecuona (2015)

The story of a masterful Cuban piano legend. Staring Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Michel Camilo. 

Before Night Falls (2000)

A look inside the life of Reinaldo Arenas, a Cuban poet and novelist, who experienced Castro’s revolution from the inside, and the outside. A true moving story of passion, fear, temptation and tragedy.

All films at $9. 

This event is sponsored by the Hippodrome Theater.