"Chico y (&) Rita (2012) " a film screening as part of the Spanish Film Club Festival by Pragda
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Room 132, Hendricks Center for the Arts
Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Literatures / Contact: Amy Tibbitts 363-2080
Contact: Amy L. Tibbitts
Chico & Rita, an animated love story starring the music, culture and people of Cuba. Chico is a dashing piano player and Rita is an enchanting and beautiful Havana nightclub singer. When they meet, the sparks fly and they fall madly in love. An epic romance unfolds as the pair travels the glamorous stages of 1940s/1950s Havana, New York City, Las Vegas, Hollywood and Paris.
Directed by: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal & Tono Errando
Running Time: 94 minutes
This event is free and open to the campus and community.
Spanish Film Club (SFC), an initiave by PRAGDA, supports and facilitates the organization of Spanish and Latin American Film Festivals in universities and cultural institutions in North America. The project's ultimate goal is to introduce students and a generally broader audience to the cultures of these territories and to create a stable exhibition platform of the latest Spanish and Portuguese language cinema in Canada and the U.S.