I Am Cuba

Saturday, May 25 11:00 am (Earlier-than-usual start);

Monday, May 27 7 pm;

Thursday, May 30 9 pm.

“….A black-and-white wonderment that tells the story of the revolution with squealing trumpets, restless drums and astonishing cinematography. It is a story told with everyday heroes laboring in smoky dance halls and dusty fields, and with villains like Batista and the United Fruit Company. Mostly, though, it is a story told with a camera as deliriously liberated as the Cuban people would prove enslaved. Long unseen outside of Cuba and the Soviet Union, it was rediscovered in the early 1990’s and subsequently released here to great critical acclaim….” (Manohla Dargis, NY Times)

1964 Dir. Mikhail Kalatozov. 1.33:1 B&W DCP 143 min. In English and Spanish with English subtitles.