G | 105 min | Documentary, Music
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Octavio Calderon
Votes: 16,401 | Gross: $7.00M
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Follow lieutenant Conde as he solves crime, beds beautiful women and navigates the corruption and politics of his Havana police department
Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Carlos Enrique Almirante, Luis Alberto García, Mario Guerra
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, War
Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.
Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García
129 min | Drama
A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba.
Directors: Laurent Cantet, Benicio Del Toro, Julio Medem, Gaspar Noé, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabío, Pablo Trapero | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Vladimir Cruz, Magali Wilson, Daisy Granados
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.
Director: Alejandro Brugués | Stars: Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorría, Andrea Duro
Votes: 9,715 | Gross: $0.02M
Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The director Icíar Bollaín presents the story of the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, a legend on the dance world and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles. A dancer who did not want to dance.
Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Carlos Acosta, Santiago Alfonso, Keyvin Martínez, Edlison Manuel Olbera Núñez
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Francisco Gattorno
Votes: 5,262 | Gross: $2.08M
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Two teenage men fall in love, surrounded by the poverty and the marginalization of their country are forced to change their lives and take big risks.
Director: Antonio Hens | Stars: Milton García, Reinier Díaz, Jenifer Rodríguez, Beatriz Méndez
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Two twin sisters, who grew up separately, Dóra, a pseudo-aristocrat, and Lili, an anarchist bomber, are reunited through Z, a mysterious traveller of the luxurious Orient-Express.
Director: Ildikó Enyedi | Stars: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy, Paulus Manker, Péter Andorai
Votes: 1,362 | Gross: $0.68M
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A Cuban man cycles through his repressed opinions and memories as the threat of foreign invasion intensifies and the rest of his family retreats to Miami.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés
Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $0.03M
22 min | Short, Fantasy
East of the largest island of the Antilles, Cuba, in the city of Gibara Raúl, an actor who has been invited to the film festival sees a beautiful young woman who comes out of the sea with a... See full summary »
Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Raúl Capote, Leticia León, René de la Cruz Jr., María Gowland
82 min | Drama
It is the story of a Cuban farmer and music promoter who gambles everything on a deal that appears too good to be true.
Directors: Edesio Alejandro, Mo Fini | Stars: Idolka de Erbiti, Yudexi De La Torre Mesa, Mo Fini, Julio Cesar Llamos
107 min | Drama
A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment.
Directors: Rodrigo Barriuso, Sebastián Barriuso | Stars: Rodrigo Santoro, Maricel Álvarez, Yoandra Suárez, Nikita Semenov
Votes: 561 | Gross: $0.01M
70 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Dayana Legrá, Roberto Perdomo, Ana Silvia Machado, Francisco García
100 min | Drama, War
Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, young Mayor Edipo must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is ... See full summary »
Director: Jorge Alí Triana | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Ángela Molina, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos
Documentary | Completed
A documentary about Cuban scat musician Francisco Fellove.
Director: Matt Dillon | Star: Fellove
87 min | Drama
The plot is around two couples. One pair is Néstor and Cristina; the other is Bruno and Magda. Film takes place inland on freshwater, a great opportunity to meditate about the human being ... See full summary »
Directors: Vladimir Cruz, Jorge Perugorría | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Cuca Escribano, Vladimir Cruz, Gabriela Griffith
96 min | Documentary, Music
Seventy-six-year-old Cuban street musician Miguel Del Morales, known as El Gallo (The Rooster), travels around Cuba with his guitar, making music in the homes of friends, in bars, and on ... See full summary »
Director: Karim Dridi | Stars: Miguel Del Morales, Pepín Vaillant, Mirta Gonzáles, Aníbal Ávila
Votes: 182 | Gross: $0.02M
160 min | Drama
Traces episodes in the lives of three Cuban women, each named Lucía, from three different historical periods: the Cuban war of independence (with Spain), the 1930s, and the 1960s.
Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez, Adela Legrá, Eduardo Moure
96 min | Drama
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Director: Manuel Estudillo | Stars: Carlos Enrique Almirante, Irela Bravo, Ana de Armas, Roberto Enríquez
112 min | Sci-Fi
"Not everything is what it seems". This is the motto of Fernando Pérez's Madrigal, an esoteric fable built, in the first part, around a handsome actor's love story with an overweight and ... See full summary »
Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Carlos Enrique Almirante, Liety Chaviano, Ana de Armas, Luis Alberto García
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror
A vampire family from Cuba is preparing for a showdown between the USA vampires and the Eastern European vampires. But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight.
Director: Juan Padrón | Stars: Frank González, Manuel Marín, Irela Bravo, Carlos González
81 min | Documentary, Music
From the Australian outback to Music City USA, a child guitar prodigy dedicates his life to become the world's greatest acoustic guitarist, even as revelations of dark family secrets send ... See full summary »
Director: Jeremy Dylan | Star: Tommy Emmanuel
80 min | Documentary
An intimate and revealing autoethnographic documentary about uprootedness, motherhood, love of film, friendship and freedom.
Directors: Patricia Pérez Fernández, Heidi Hassan
18 min | Short, Drama
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Director: Javier Ferreiro | Stars: Karel Fernández, Milton García, Fran López, Alain Rivalta
Not Rated | 191 min | Documentary
The chronicle of the political tension in Chile in 1973 and of the violent counter revolution against the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.
Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Abilio Fernández
87 min | Drama
Two pensioners, a video camera and an indecent proposal.
Director: Jhonny Hendrix | Stars: Manuel Viveros, Alden Knight, Verónica Lynn, Philipp Hochmair
93 min | Drama
A Russian cosmonaut is stranded on The Mir Space Station during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Tomás Cao, Héctor Noas, Ron Perlman, Yuliet Cruz
PG | 110 min | Documentary
Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.
Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Barbarito Torres
Votes: 394 | Gross: $0.12M
85 min | Drama, History
Cuba, summer 1994. In the midst of Periodo Especial, one of the greatest crises in the country's history, thousands of Cuban rafters try to reach the United States illegally, never sure if ... See full summary »
Director: Armando Capó | Stars: Damián González Guerrero, Alejandro Guerrero Machado, Glenda Delgado Dominguez, Luis Ernesto Barcenas
TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »
Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren
Votes: 1,428 | Gross: $0.75M
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
In a tale akin to Romeo and Juliet, the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malu is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want ... See full summary »
Directors: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, Iraida Malberti Cabrera | Stars: Malú Tarrau Broche, Jorge Milo, Luisa María Jiménez Rodríquez, Larisa Vega Alamar
108 min | Drama
Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken homes and is challenged by the headmaster to follow up 12 year old Chala which is infatuated in Yeni. They are both poor, and has severe home troubles.
Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Alina Rodríguez, Yuliet Cruz, Armando Miguel Gómez, Miriel Cejas
115 min | Drama, Music
Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide ... See full summary »
Director: Benito Zambrano | Stars: Alberto Yoel, Roberto San Martín, Yailene Sierra, Mayra Rodríguez
Rossini Cuban style. A lost man finds passion again in Cuba, aided by music and the son he never met.
Director: Paolo Consorti | Stars: Alejandro Aldama, Olga Lidia Alfonso, Barbara Almagro, Daniel Amat
89 min | Drama
After risking his life crossing the Florida Straits on a raft, a young Cuban searches Miami for his long-absent father. When a political shift makes him America's first Cuban undocumented ... See full summary »
Directors: Carlos Rafael Betancourt, Oscar Ernesto Ortega | Stars: Héctor Medina, Chaz Mena, Néstor Jimenez Jr., Cristina Garcia
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jack Petty gets more than he bargained for when he travels to Havana on business and gets caught up in an assassination conspiracy with his new friend Harry Smith.
Directors: Gil Bellows, Tony Pantages | Stars: Gil Bellows, Greg Wise, Christopher Heyerdahl, John Cassini
TV-PG | 82 min | Documentary, History, Music
A TUBA TO CUBA follows New Orleans' famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba and in turn discover a connection that runs much deeper than could have been imagined.
Directors: T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch | Stars: Ben Jaffe, Walter Harris, Charlie Gabriel, Ronell Johnson
Votes: 136 | Gross: $0.12M
95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The killing of a fiery young teacher sets Detective Mario Conde on the trail of a drug kingpin with ties to the high school he once attended.
Director: Félix Viscarret | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Juana Acosta, Carlos Enrique Almirante, Vladimir Cruz
203 min | Drama, History
The life of a German-Jewish judge family is destroyed by the Nazi persecution in the 1930s. The children are sent to England with a Kindertransport, he goes into Cuban exile, she remains in war Germany. In 1947 the broken family reunited.
Director: Matthias Glasner | Stars: Ronald Zehrfeld, Johanna Wokalek, Saskia Reeves, Barbara Auer
127 min | Drama
Cecilia, a Cuban girl of mixed race in violent 19th-century Cuba, is raised by her mother and grandmother as a courtesan. Soon, pale-skinned Cecilia catches the eye of the estate owner's ... See full summary »
Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides
Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
A photo montage of Cubans filmed by Agnes Varda during her visit to Cuba in 1963. The film explores Cuban society and culture post-revolution.
Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Sara Gómez, Nelson Rodríguez, Agnès Varda
105 min | Drama
From Mennonite musings on the Amazonian pampas to wild Havana nights and bittersweet Rio love songs, if a roller-coaster of same sex desire is what you seek, The Latin Boys will take you there.
Directors: Andrés Madrigal Alvarado, Henrique Arruda, Rodrigo Bellott, Quentin Lazzarotto, Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Erick Salas Kirchhausen | Stars: Arlindo Bezerra, Yaniel Castillo, David Elizondo, Saúl Espinazo
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the Palacio, an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, Mike's arrival complicates the normal flow of operations. His voracious appetite, mysterious magnetism and unexpected miracles ... See full summary »
Director: Ian Lagarde | Stars: Sylvio Arriola, Ludovic Berthillot, Daydi Diaz Cabrera, Nathalie Coupal
120 min | Drama
A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Nelson Villagra, Silvano Rey, Luis Alberto García, José Antonio Rodríguez
PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure
In a magical world, small but brave Tom Little embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to release the kingdom from a spell and win the hand of a beautiful princess. But who is his true love: the king's daughter or the courageous thief?
Director: Ernesto Padrón | Stars: Carlos Blanco, Monti Castiñeiras, María Castro, Luis Iglesia
29 min | Short, Drama
In a boarding school, Raidel is witness to the abuse suffered by his schoolmate Randy.
Director: Sebastián Miló | Stars: Héctor Medina, Reinier Díaz, Osvaldo Doimeadiós, Broselianda Hernández
105 min | Drama
The story of an improbable friendship between a revolutionary country girl and a noncompliant gay writer she has to watch over for three consecutive days.
Director: Carlos Lechuga | Stars: Lola Amores, Eduardo Martinez, Cesar Domínguez, Luna Tinoco
TV-14 | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Un agente de la policía encubierta es secuestrado por el Dr. Campos quien le lava el cerebro para convertirlo en miembro de su pandilla. Campos, haciéndose pasar por un prestigioso ... See full summary »
Director: Joselito Rodríguez | Stars: Joaquín Cordero, Norma Suárez, Enrique Zambrano, Alberto Insua
20 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Felix finds a young man by the beach. He takes him home to take care of him, he then realizes he has scales on his back.
Director: Chucho E. Quintero | Stars: Marco Cano, Juan Carlos Ceballos