Havana

REVIEW Angélique Kidjo – Celia

By 21 July, 2019

Anguelique Kidjo is at it again with her latest album Celia, in which just like last year’s reimagining of the Talking Heads’ Remain In Light, Kidjo gives Celia Cruz’ music an Afrobeat makeover. In her tribute album to... Read Article

REVIEW Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story

By 12 April, 2019

For those not familiar, Carlos Acosta, born in Cuba in ’73  into an impoverished family, is one of the most well renowned ballet dancers in history. Raise the curtains, cue the lights, and get ready to experience the... Read Article

REVIEW Últimos Días en la Habana

By 18 April, 2018

From the first scene Últimos Días en la Habana (Last Days in Havana) begins with a visual Cuban identity, starting with the sound of washing dishes and running water juxtaposed with a TV news report on the public health... Read Article

REVIEW Candelaria

By 05 April, 2018

Candelaria (Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza, 2017) is a heartwarming but rickety Havana tale of rediscovering sensuality later in life, without the abounding possibilities of youth or money. Candelaria and Víctor Hugo (played by Verónica Lynn and Alden Knight) are... Read Article

REVIEW Transit Havana

By 06 July, 2016

Director Daniel Abma has created a film that shows the reality of Cuba in many layers, some of which are subtle and some that are not. The name of the film itself, Transit Havana gives one the impression... Read Article