Special Cuban Documentary Movie Screenings at Waters Edge Cinema Public · Hosted by East End Books Ptown
Producers & Ptown Residents Jeff G. Peters, Fermin Rojas & Jay Kubesch Present a Special Screening of 2 award winning movies made in Cuba
Monday May 6th - 7pm @Waters Edge Cinema - Admission: Free w/any size Donation to Waters Edge Cinema. RSVP Here:
More info about Run Across Cuba: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6111024/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
This is an intimate documentary about hope, courage, freedom and the ability to reach for and obtain your dreams. This inspiring feature shines a light on the power of the Cuban spirit, its wonderful people, natural beauty and historical significance. "Run Across Cuba" follows Alexis Garcia as he runs more than 1000 miles from the eastern most tip to the western most end of Cuba. Alexis covers the entire length of the Country he fled more than 23 years ago on a kayak. This epic journey brings Alexis back to Cuba. Travel along with Alexis as he literally runs across the entire island, overcoming obstacles & reconnecting with the people and the land.
More info about Alumbrones: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2951730/releaseinfo
This documentary feature looks at the work and lives of twelve contemporary Cuban artists, living in Havana today. Through in-depth interviews, the film covers a diverse range of subjects and issues, from supply shortages and constant blackouts ('apagones') to family life, love, sex and music. Visiting each person in their home and studio, the film explores the varying styles, techniques, themes, philosophies and ideas present in their work. Through this is revealed the many obstacles and difficulties that are faced on a daily basis and the feelings each person has towards the place they call home.