MN Film Festival Opens Thursday, 2/21/19

Feb 19, 2019 by

Film Festival opening: The Forbidden Shore
7:00 pm, Thursday, February 21
St. Anthony Main Theatre
115 SE Main Street, Minneapolis
“The amazing diversity of contemporary Cuban music is gorgeously explored in Ron Chapman’s third documentary feature. . . . With this ambitious new film, Chapman captures the full gamut of what’s happening now in Cuba, both the most exciting artists and the distinct musical scenes they move in, from classic son and salsa, to trova, nueva trova, reggaton, rock, jazz, metal, rap, electronic, classical, choral, pop, changu, danzón, rumba, yoruba, bolero, conga, timba, mambo and—if you can believe it—more.” (Miami Film Festival)

Film festival continues each Thursday through March 28
Poster with list of sponsors
Facebook event page
MSP Film Society list of films and ticket purchase


DON’T MISS!
Two Cuban film classics at the Trylon Theater: Soy Cuba and Memories of Underdevelopment

SERGIO CORRIERI: REVOLUTIONARY, ARTIST

March 3 – 12

Born in poverty, Corrieri became one of Cuba’s leading actors and theater directors as well as the Cuban Communist Party’s head of cultural development. The Trylon presents two of that country’s greatest films, both of which star Corrieri and blend the personal and the political. Promotional support for these screenings is provided by the Minnesota Cuba Committee.

More details at Trylon Theater

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