A History of Cuban Animation in the Revolutionary Period

Wednesday 15 November 2023
19:00 – 21:15 – CCA

N/C 15+

A selection of animations made between 1962 – 2022 from ICAIC Animation Studios exploring themes including loneliness, heartbreak, immigration and race. Presented by Cuban animator Ivette Ávila Martín and screenwriter Hugo Rivalta. Featuring premieres and shorts from award-winning animators including Ernesto Piña.

Close I Ernesto Piña I Cuba 2016

Part One

El Gusano dir. Enrique Nicanor 8m

La Cosa dir. Harry Reade 5.5m

La Frontera dir. Jesús de Armas 4.5m

El Cowboy dir. Jesús de Armas 8m

El Circo dir. Reinaldo Alfonso y Hugo Alea 8m

Papobo 3m

Osain dir. Hernan Henríquez 10.5m

Part Two

Pez Luna dir. Amed A. Bueno 9m

Recortó mi Sombra dir. Ivette Ávila 4m

Close dir. Ernesto Piña 4m

Mundo Sumergido dir. Alien Ma 11m

Filminuto N.1

Fly dir. Ermitis Blanco 13m

Filminuto N.2

No se hablará Ivette Ávila 4m

Filminuto N.3

20 Años Bárbaro Joel Ortiz 15m

Followed by Q&A with Ivette Ávila Martín and Hugo Rivalta, hosted by Jamie Caldwell from Unite Union

Fly dir. Ermitis Blanco


Descriptive subtitles | English subtitling | Intro and post-event Q&A have BSL interpretation | Wheelchair accessible


Tickets: Pay what you can afford £2/4/6/8/10
Booking fee: 10%

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