CLAIS Spring Film Series Screening: Lucia (Humberto Solas, dir.)

Event time: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Loria Center for the History of Art (LORIA), Room 250 See map
190 York St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

March 1, 2017
7pm Loria Center Auditorium, room 250, 190 York St., New Haven, CT 06511

LUCIA / Cuba / 1968 / dir. Humberto Solás

Lucía is a 1968 Cuban black-and-white drama film directed by Humberto Solás. It was the winner of the Golden Prize and the Prix FIPRESCI at the 6th Moscow International Film Festival in 1969.The film is a period piece, told in three stories in different moments of Cuban history (the Cuban war of independence, the 1930s and the 1960s), all as seen through the eyes of a different woman, each named Lucía.

Wednesday, March 1st through Saturday, March 4, 2017
Carlos Barba Salva presents Humberto Solás (Cuba)
Sponsors: CLAIS, Ezra Stiles College, The Cuban Coalition

Q & A with Carlos Barba Salva following the screening. CARLOS BARBA SALVA is a prizewinning Cuban filmmaker. He has made many documentary films, notably Humberto (2014), Día de Muertos (2010), and Canción para Rachel (2007). He was Assistant Director to Humberto Solás for the making of Barrio Cuba (2005) and also participated in the making of Miel para Oshún (2001). Carlos is presently working on a new film, La Virgen de la Caridad with veteran filmmaker Enrique Pineda Barnet. He has written extensively on Cuban film for several Cuban literary and cultural magazines, especially for Revista Cine Cubano/Ediciones ICAIC.
Films: Spanish Language
English Subtitles