Shot on location in Havana, this zom-com is stylish and truly funny. But its political message elevates it to another level. A cult film in Cuba, it has now emerged from underground venues. Director’s statement: “Cuba is a country that has been preparing itself for a confrontation with the United States during the last 50 years. So, what if instead of that, we have to confront zombies?” Halloween Special
This film tells the story of the case of the Cuban Five, Cuban intelligence agents sent to penetrate exile terrorist groups in Miami and now serving long prison sentences in the U.S. It highlights decades of assassinations and sabotage at first backed by Washington and then ignored by the very government that launched a “war against terrorism.” With Danny Glover. Director Saul Landau will attend the screening.
Five Cuban intellectuals who live on the island, a filmmaker, a musician, two writers and a university professor, discuss censorship as a historical, political and social phenomenon. Their discussion is about the limits that this scourge has provoked in artistic creation throughout time and throughout the world.
w/filmmaker Karel Ducasse