AN EVENING OF CUBAN CULTURE: two special film screenings

On Monday, May 20 at 7pm, please join us for the latest in a series of events leading up to a rare Bay Area appearance by beloved Cuban poet Nancy Morejón, who will be at The Emerald Tablet on June 9th. We will be screening two films on May 20th, featuring Morejón and her work:Screen Shot from Famous Landscapes

Details on the movies:

Nancy Morejón: Paisajes célebres / Famous Landscapes (2013), 54 minutes long with English subtitles. Directed and produced by Juanamaria Cordones-Cook. This documentary offers a unique perspective on contemporary Cuban culture and intellectual life through the world and artistic achievements of one of its most celebrated poets, Nancy Morejón (Havana 1944), as well as through the voices and images of prominent Afro-Cuban intellectuals. The music was performed by Richard Egües, Marta Valdés, and Elena Burke. Watch the trailer:

A-One-Of-A Kind Book by Estevez (2012), 14 minutes long with English subtitles. Directed and produced by Juanamaria Cordones-Cook. Documentary chronicling the conception and creation of Rolando Estévez Jordán’s sculptural book based on Nancy Morejón’s poem, “I Love My Master.” Watch the trailer:

An Evening of Cuban Culture
Monday May 20th 2013, 6:30 pm doors, 7 pm screenings.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
Free, but donations to support the venue are gratefully accepted.
Delicious complimentary snacks. Drinks by donation.

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