Film: On the Roof (El Techo) with Director Patricia Ramos
Film - Feature | March 23 | 5-7 p.m. | 5215 Dwinelle Hall
Patricia Ramos, Director
Elena Schneider, Department of History; Daylet Dominguez, Department of Spanish & Portuguese
A study of race and disaffection among Havanas youth, "On the Roof" received two important awards at last years Havana Film Festival and is now making its U.S. debut. Director Patricia Ramos is in the U.S. screening the film at several film festivals, where the film has had an enthusiastic reception.
After the screening, Elena Schneider (History) and Daylet Dominguez (Spanish & Portuguese) will discuss the film with Ramos, as well as broader issues of art, film, and politics in todays Cuba.
Film in English and Spanish.