Vampiros en La Habana / Vampires in Havana

Saturday 14 November 2020

Time: 3.40pm – 5pm

Q&A 5-6pm

Juan Padrón / Cuba / 1985 / Animation, Comedy, Horror / 1hr20min

This film is captioned

The second of two films spotlighting Cuban animator Juan Padrón. Scientist Werner Amadeus, son of Count Dracula, develops an anti-sun formula for vampires. He moves to Cuba with his nephew Joseph Emanuel. Joseph grows up drinking the formula and forgets his origin, becoming ‘Pepe’, a trumpet player mixed up with revolutionaries in 1933 Havana. Soon he will be in the centre of a dispute for his uncle’s formula between vampire factions from the USA and from Europe.

This film is available to watch from 10-15 November. To view the film during this time:
1/ Buy a Festival Pass here:
2/ Go to the film page here:

A Q&A session with Ian Padrón, son of Juan Padrón, will take place on our Facebook page from 5-6pm

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