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HFFNY is showcasing films by indigenous filmmakers from 7th April NY


This year, HFFNY is showcasing a variety of films by indigenous filmmakers and about indigenous populations in Latin American countries, some of which have never been viewed in the U.S. before. These films provide a unique opportunity to explore other cultures and look at life from another perspective.
Newen Mapuche: La fuerza de la gente de la tierra
Newen Mapuche: The Force of the People from the Land
Dir. Elena Varela, Chile
The documentary recounts the story of the Mapuche people, an indigenous community from the south of Chile. The film tells the story of their struggle (more…)

06/04/2011 at 1:15 pm Leave a comment

Havana Film Festival New York – 16th to 23rd April


The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) launches its second decade, April 16-23, with a program of award-winning films, panel discussions, and Q&A sessions with noted international filmmakers, actors and producers.

Special events are scheduled for April 7th at El Museo del Barrio and April 9th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Over 40 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinos in the U.S. will be screened.

A variety of genres and themes from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, U.S. and Uruguay, ranging from comedy, thrillers, drama, film noir and children’s tales, as well as films and documentaries about the influence of music and dance are all part of this year’s Festival.

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01/04/2010 at 7:10 am Leave a comment

Havana Film Festival New York 11 Years of Latin American Cinema


15 Films Compete for The Havana Star Prize, April 16-23, 2010 with special events April 7 & 9

The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) launches its second decade, April 16-23, with a program of award-winning films, panel discussions, and Q&A sessions with noted international filmmakers, actors and producers. Special events are scheduled for April 7th at El Museo del Barrio and April 9th at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Over 40 highly anticipated and influential films from and about Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinos in the U.S. will be screened.

A variety of genres and themes from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, U.S. and Uruguay, ranging from comedy, thrillers, drama, film noir and children’s tales, as well as films and documentaries about the influence of music and dance are all part of this year’s Festival. (more…)

28/03/2010 at 8:39 am Leave a comment

Traditional Havana Night at Havana Film Festival New York


Delightful night  at Havana The National Arts in Manhattan opened the 11th annual festival of cuban and latino cinema in New York. A very nice dinner was served with wine and typical cuban food where all present could appreciate art, music and a silent and live auction filled with a variety of treasures for everyone including authentic Cuban cigars, rum and movie posters; works of art by renowned Cuban artists – Yoan Capote, Diago, Fabelo and Quintana and emerging local painters; clothing and accessories from Marc Jacobs, Catherine Malandrino, Vera Wang and others; theater tickets; services; exceptional wines and spirits and other luxury items. (more…)

10/03/2010 at 5:40 pm Leave a comment

The Havana Film Festival New York


Traditional Havana Night at Havana Film Festival

New York, 9 March 2010. Two media giants and a prominent journalist will be honored for their exceptional support of the Latino community and the Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) on Thursday, March 18th at A Havana Night Benefit Gala in The National Arts Club 15 Gramercy Park South. HFFNY is proud to honor Telemundo, the oldest Spanish-language television network in the U.S. for its leadership in promoting Latino culture for 45 years and El Diario La Prensa, the largest Spanish-language daily newspaper in the U.S. for its outstanding coverage of the U.S. Latino and Latin American communities. Columnist, Albor Ruiz will be recognized for his excellence in journalism covering social and political issues relevant to the New York community for the New York Daily News. (more…)

10/03/2010 at 7:39 am Leave a comment


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