Thursday 6th October : HABANA EVA – Film Screening hosted by Eva Tarr director of the London Latin American Film Festival, with special guest from Cuba, actress Yuliet Cruz who plays Teresa in the film.
7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)
Venue: Canning House – Entrance: £4 members/£6 non-members
Please register attendence via Canning House website: http://www.canninghouse.org Venezuela/Cuba, 2010, 100 mins
Director: Fina Torres/Spanish with subtitles – San Antonio Texas Film Festival: Best Feature ; New York Latino Film Festival: Best Film ; Los Angeles Latino Film Festival: Best Film; Caribbean Film Festival: Best Film; Moscow Film Festival: Official Selection In the Havana shaken by Fidel’s retirement, Eva (Prakriti Maduro), a young seamstress stuck working in a factory and with an adorable but lazy boyfriend, dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Her life changes when she meets a dazzling and very capitalistic ex-patriot, who fans her hopes –but is on a greedy personal mission. In what serves as a sly metaphor for Cuba’s future options, Eva must choose between the two men she loves –and what direction her life will take. www.habanaeva.com
Venue: Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ (Hyde Park Corner tube)
This film is part of Cultura y Cubania festival. More info click HERE