Wednesday, April 17, 2013

(Miami) A landmark of Cuban Cinema in MDC´s

DOS ORILLAS SERIES OF MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
Coordinated by Dr. Mercedes Cros Sandoval,
in collaboration with La Academia de la Historia de Cuba

LUCIA (EPISODE 2)

Directed by Humberto Solás
Starring Eslinda Núñez, Ramón Brito, Flora Lauten, Rogelio Blaín
Cuba | 1968 | 60 min | Historical drama | Not Rated

Spanish with English subtitles


Lucía is composed of three separate episodes, each set in a different historical period. Lucía – Episode 2 is set in Cuba, 1933. A woman named Lucía abandons her middle-class life to go underground and join her lover, a member of the resistance struggle against the Machado dictatorship.

“One of the strengths of Lucía is its sensitivity to the complex interplay between historical destiny and private experience.” – Peter Biskind, Jump Cut

“Brilliant… dazzles with its splendid photography and narrative force.” – Arthur Cooper, Newsweek

1969 Moscow International Film Festival: Won, Golden Prize, FIPRESCI Prize
First global survey on the top 100 titles of Ibero-American cinema (2008): Ranked #12

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. The panelist are Cary Roque, Anolan Ponce and Mariana Hernández. The discussion will be held in Spanish.

Free Admission.
Donations to support the theater technical renovation are very appreciated


Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m.
 MDC's Tower Theater
1508 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33135
Phone: 305.643.8706

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