The Havana Film Festival NY (www.HFFNY.com), a project of The American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (www.AFLFC.org), is back in theaters to present an exceptional program of 32 films celebrating the diversity of voices and cultural expressions of Ibero America and its diaspora through inspiring stories on the big screen, November 5-11, 2021.
The opening night premieres Héctor Abad Faciolince, born in Medellin in 1958, is a Colombian novelist, essayist, journalist, and editor. He is considered one of the most talented “post-boom” writers in Latin American literature. His novelized autobiography about his father, El olvido que seremos / Oblivion: A Memoir was an international best-seller, and its cinematic adaptation by Fernando Trueba won the Goya for Best Ibero-American Film in 2021, securing the first ever Goya Award for Colombia.
“One of Latin America’s most revered and successful authors,” The Guardian Fernando Travesí is the Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), with over 20 years of international experience in transitional justice, human rights, and rule of law, working for both international organizations and NGOs. He is moreover a recognized novelist and
playwright, winning awards such as the Spanish National Prize of Theater.
Village East Cinema
181-189 2nd Avenue
New York , NY
November 5-11, 2021
Tickets starting at $20 available here