Consuelo Castañeda opens her first show in Cuba in almost 30 years, Rafael Domenech curates an exploration of domestic life in North Miami, and The-Merger solos in Tenerife. Photographer Eduardo García is a Magnum Award finalist, and a restored Memories of Underdevelopment screens at the New York Film Festival.
Glexis Novoa opens a solo show at the Museo Nacional, Wifredo Lam opens in London, and Sandra Ramos explores drugs and Don Quixote in Mexico City. Carmen Herrera opens at the Whitney, Cuban Forever Revisited opens at the Pizzuti Collection, and El Acompañante heads to the Oscars.
This spring, cinematographer Iván Nápoles was awarded the 2016 National Film Award. In tribute to Nápoles and the ICAIC Latin American News, we present an excerpt from Diona Espinosa Naranjo’s interview with documentary director Francisco Puñal.
Starting this Sunday, May 1 and running through next Sunday, May 8, The Source Project explores the African presence in Cuban culture. Kicking off with a free street party this weekend, the program includes concerts, dancing, films, and a talk on Cuba’s marine biology. Here’s a quick round-up of the schedule, capped by a concert next weekend by the Pedrito Martinez Group with Issac Delgado.
Midway through the 2016 Havana Film Festival New York, film writer and documentary specialist Nadine Covert reflects on the Cuba-themed documentaries on the festival schedule.