Part two of the series begins with the rescheduled screening of The Hands and the Angel and They Exist on Thursday, April 7th at 5:00 pm in Haskell Hall, Room 315.  Director Esteban Insausti and his editor and collaborator Angélica Salvador will present these two short documentaries followed by an open discussion with the filmmakers.

The series concludes with a screening of short digital films from young contemporary Cuban filmmakers on Friday, April 8th at the Film Studies Center at 7:00 pm. Cuban filmmakers Alina Rodríguez Abreu, Esteban Insausti, and Angélica Salvador will present these works and talk about their own experiences with independent digital filmmaking in Cuba.

For more information about these screenings, please view the postings below for the rescheduled workshop and digital shorts screening.


Actress Annia Bu presents Long Distance on February 25th at 7:00 pm at the University of Chicago Film Studies Center. She will discuss her work on the film and the impact of digital technologies on Cuban filmmaking today. Unfortunately, Esteban Insausti and Angélica Salvador will be unable to attend at this time. As a result, the February 24th screening is postponed until further notice. Stay tuned to this blog site for more information and updates to the program.