Film Series: Chico & Rita

2010. Spain/UK. Dir: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando. Animated. 94 min.


A music-filled tribute to a vibrant time in the history of both Cuba and jazz, this Oscar-nominated love story narrates the epic romance of a dashing piano player and an enchanting Havana nightclub singer as they travel famous international stages of the 1940s and 50s. An amazing soundtrack features the music of jazz legends performed by a range of contemporary singers.

Presented as part of The Spanish Film Club series with the support of Pragda, the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain, and its Program for Cultural Cooperation with U.S. Universities.

Tonight, October 4th. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.