Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cuban events this week

Instituto Cervantes Dublín
Lincoln House
Lincoln Place
Dublin 2

Wednesday, 23/01, 6 pm

Los  dioses rotos
By Ernesto Daranas
Cuba, 2009, 96 min.
Part of the Cuban Film Series.

Laura is a University professor preparing her master's thesis on the famous Cuban pimp Alberto Yarini y Ponce de León, gunned down by his French rivals, who controlled the prostitution business in Havana at the start of the 20th century.

>Thursday, 24/01, 6 pm

By Rogelio París
Cuba, 2008, 97 min.
Part of the Cuba Film Series.

Africa, Popular Republic of Angola. August 1983. Thousands UNITA troops –trained and armed by the South African Army- launch a violent offensive against FAPLA forces –loyal to the Angolan government- and a group of Cuban advisers stationed in Cangamba, a small village in the South of the country.

> Open until 31/01

Cuban Film Posters

These posters are widely distributed across Cuba, and highlight the important role that cinema and the visual arts play in contemporary Cuban life.

This is a unique exhibition presented to the Irish public coinciding with the Cuban Film Season, as part of the celebrations of the National Day of Cuba, from 16-31 January 2013.

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