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San Diego Latino Film Festival

Cuban Film Showcase

In honor of the 55th anniversary of Instituto Cubano del Arte y la Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC), San Diego Latino Film Festival is proud to present this group of Cuban films from both past and present.


  1. Esther en alguna parte

    Gerardo Chijona / Cuban Film Showcase / Cuba / 2013 / Mystery / 95 mins
    Lino is a widower enjoying his peaceful life. This quiet existence is turned completely upside down when Larry Po, a quirky old man who suffers from multiple personality disorder, informs Lino that his wife led a double life.
    Esther en alguna parte

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 14, 2014 7:30 pm

    Esther en alguna parte

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 17, 2014 8:00 pm

    Esther en alguna parte

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 19, 2014 8:30 pm


  2. Hacerse el sueco

    Daniel Díaz Torres / Cuban Film Showcase / Cuba / 2001 / Comedy Showcase / 105 mins
    Masquerading as a Swedish literature professor in Cuba, a professional thief plots a spectacular jewel heist. He ends up with more than he bargained for when he falls for the daughter of a retired police officer and is practically adopted by her family.
    Hacerse el sueco

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 17, 2014 4:00 pm


  3. La pelicula de Ana

    Daniel Diaz Jimenez / Cuban Film Showcase / Cuba / 2013 / Drama / 95 mins
    Daniel Diaz Torres’ last film is a drama about a professional actress who decides to embark on a new career path after experiencing a prolonged bout of artistic frustration.
    La pelicula de ana

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 16, 2014 12:30 pm

    La pelicula de ana

    UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas Hazard Center
    March 20, 2014 8:30 pm


  4. Lisanka

    Daniel Díaz Torres / Cuban Film Showcase / Cuba / 2010 / Romance / 110 mins
    Daniel Díaz Torres’ revealing and honest romance is set in a fictitious rural village at the peak of the Cuban missile crisis. Within this tense locale, three Cubans and one Soviet soldier becomes embroiled in a love square that unravels slowly over time.
    Lisanka

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 15, 2014 1:00 pm


  5. Los dioses rotos

    Ernesto Daranas / Cuban Film Showcase / Cuba / 2008 / Thriller / 96 mins
    Laura is an acclaimed scholar obsessed with studying a famous Cuban pimp that was shot dead in the streets of Havana. In order to expand her area of study, Laura sets out to explore the seedier areas of the city, a decision that introduces her to a world of prostitution, blackmail, and violence.
    Los dioses rotas

    Digital Gym Cinema
    March 18, 2014 4:00 pm