CLAIS Spring Film Series Screening: Miel Para Oshun (Humberto Solas, dir.)

Event time: 
Thursday, March 2, 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 2, 2017
7pm Loria Center Auditorium, room 250, 190 York St., New Haven, CT 06511

MIEL PARA OSHUN (HONEY FOR OSHUN) / Cuba-España / 2001 / dir. Humberto Solás
Jorge Perugorría (Strawberry and Chocolate) stars as Roberto, who with the help of an eccentric cab driver and his cousin, embarks on a wild road trip through Cuba to search for the mother he thought had abandoned him as a child. Honey for Oshun is a compelling and funny story filled with unexpected detours, wrong turns, near dead ends, and plenty of broken-down cars. Best Picture Washington International Film Festival.

Q & A with Carlos Barba Salvafollowing 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

Open to: 
General Public