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
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
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
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: 15,348 | Gross: $7.00M
Not Rated | 108 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
Votes: 7,221 | Gross: $0.16M
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
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: 9,165 | Gross: $0.02M
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, Milda Gecaite, Nataliya Rodina
Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.01M
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: 3,185 | Gross: $0.03M
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: 4,948 | 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
103 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Dancing for my Havana is a story about young Cuban dancers struggling with their aspirations to achieve fame and fortune, and their intense love for the people and creative energy found ... See full summary »
Director: Claudio Del Punta | Stars: Nayara Núñez, Oona Chaplin, Sandy Marquetti, Mario Guerra
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: 71 | Gross: $0.12M
Not Rated | 80 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
An amusement park in Cuba, apparently abandoned, is still alive thanks to a couple of workers who keep the smile resisting an imminent extinction.
Director: Pablo Hernández García | Stars: Joaquin Savigne, Francisco Tumbarel
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
92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Celeste is a widow living a tranquil, unadventurous existence in Havana, fulfilling her daily shifts as a tour guide at the local planetarium. One day when several "Cubans" mysteriously ... See full summary »
Director: Arturo Infante | Stars: María Isabel Díaz Lago, Omar Franco, Néstor Jiménez, Yerlín Pérez
87 min | Drama
Two pensioners, a video camera and an indecent proposal.
Director: Jhonny Hendrix | Stars: Manuel Viveros, Alden Knigth, Verónica Lynn, Philipp Hochmair
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
87 min | Drama
Faced with emptiness and a lack of answers for many problems of the contemporary world, sometimes it seems like the only escape is to take refuge in the instincts - instincts that drive us ... See full summary »
Directors: Vladimir Cruz, Jorge Perugorría | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Cuca Escribano, Gabriela Griffith
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
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
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate ... See full summary »
Director: Ildikó Enyedi | Stars: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy, Paulus Manker, Péter Andorai
Votes: 1,096 | Gross: $0.68M
24 min | Short, Biography
Pedro "El Nene" Lugo Martinez and his new musical group.
Director: Eliam M. Marrero | Stars: Roberto J. Arderí, Yulieski González, Cesar Lozada, Pedro 'El Nene' Lugo Martínez
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: Olunike Adeliyi, Gil Bellows, Ariel Cardenas, Ruben Cardol
Unrated | 85 min | Comedy
A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Salvador Wood, Silvia Planas, Manuel Estanillo, Omar Alfonso
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, Manuel 'Guajiro' Mirabal
Votes: 262 | Gross: $0.12M
93 min | Drama
A Russian cosmonaut is stranded on The Mir Space Station during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Camila Arteche, A.J. Buckley, Ana Gloria Buduén, Tomás Cao
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
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama
Three young Cubans crowded into a decaying neighborhood of Havana, imagine prosperous futures for themselves, as they struggle to meet the demands of everyday life.
Director: Patricia Ramos | Stars: Enmanuel Galbán, Andrea Doimeadiós, Jonathan Navarro Elóseguis, Noslen Sánchez
Detective Patricia goes back to her hometown to find the rapist behind a fifteen year old case.
Directors: Blanca Rosa Blanco, Alberto Luberta | Stars: Blanca Rosa Blanco, Yadier Fernández, Verónica Lynn, Jorge Martínez
90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production
Genetically enhanced individuals decide to create a utopia by exterminating "imperfect" people. A widowed journalist falls for a mysterious young woman he has rescued from a terrorist ... See full summary »
Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Lynn Cruz, Héctor Noas, Carlos Javier Martinez, Theodore Bouloukos
96 min | Drama
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Director: Manuel Estudillo | Stars: Carlos Enrique Almirante, Irela Bravo, Ana de Armas, Roberto Enríquez
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
90 min | Documentary
The story of one of New York's darkest secrets: An island where one million American souls are buried. Those who fell through the cracks of the American dream buried by prisoners from Rikers Island.
Director: Brendan J. Byrne | Star: Luc Sante
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
90 min | Drama
A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships.
Director: Pavel Giroud | Stars: Mercedes Sampietro, Iván Carreira, Susana Tejera, José Ángel Egido
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
Drama | Post-production
Rossini Cuban style. A lost man finds passion again in Cuba, aided by music and the son he never met.
Director: Paolo Consorti | Stars: Ron Perlman, Franco Nero, Jorge Perugorría, Luca Lionello
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: 1,340 | Gross: $0.75M
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
Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating climax.
Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Adam Plotch, Talia Rubel, Diane Spodarek, Jeff Pucillo
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
100 min | Drama, War
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Director: Jorge Alí Triana | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Ángela Molina, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos
79 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
In 1963, five years after of the Cuban revolution, four young men and two young woman all approximately nineteen years of age, put together a risky plan of action, assaulting and taking control of a passenger boat, looking for freedom.
Director: Marcos Moreno | Stars: Antonio Cernicharo, Rafael Contador, Orlando Cordobes, Jose Dans
127 min | Drama
A story of the society that dominated 19th-century Cuba, a society divided between whites, blacks, and those who were mixed, the mulattos. (Since the Spanish conquistadors killed off the ... See full summary »
Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides
95 min | Drama, Mystery
A mistreated manager plans to kill his boss with the help of the new secretary.
Director: Tulio Demicheli | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Silvia Pinal, José María Linares-Rivas, Andrés Soler
90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Like her mother before her, beautiful Sissy wants to be a dancer at the Tropicana, Havana's famous cabaret. But her truck driving father, Candido, forbids her to do so because of his ... See full summary »
Director: Gerardo Chijona | Stars: Thais Valdés, Vladimir Cruz, Daisy Granados, Enrique Molina
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a popular party girl, travel to Cuba to scatter their late father's ashes. In losing and trying to reclaim their father's ashes, ... See full summary »
Director: John Roberts | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield, Carlos Acosta, Bryan Dick
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Film-Noir
Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.
Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr, Sara Shane, Lilia Lazo
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