ArtesMiami Becomes Official Sponsor of Cuban Cinema Series

March 07, 2024

We are proud to announce thatArtesMiami is the official sponsor of the Miami Dade College's Cuban Cinema Series, and also the Spotlight on Cuban Films at the upcoming 41st Miami Film Festival.

Here are some words from both the President and the Chair:

“ArtesMiami is proud to partner with the Miami Film Festival as cinema is an important art form mirroring our lives. Through film we see stories that resonate with our own lives.”

– Maria Bechily, Chair of ArtesMiami, Inc.

"Becoming the Producing Sponsor of the Spotlight on Cuba films at the Miami Film Festival and of the Cuban Cinema Series is a great source of pride for us at. ArtesMiami. We are committed to supporting Hispanic artists, including filmmakers, and to promoting great cultural organizations such as the Miami Film Festival so this partnership with Miami Dade College is especially meaningful for our nonprofit organization."

– Aida Levitan, PhD, President of ArtesMiami, Inc.

Anticipation builds for the anticipated Spotlight on Cuban Films programmed by Alejandro Ríos for the Festival's 41st Edition - taking place on April 5-14, 2024, with tickets going on sale next week!

After the festival, the Cuban Cinema Series founded by Ríos resumes on Thursday, May 16th, at 7:00 PM with El Caso Padilla by Director Pavel Giroud, which documents the famous case of the poet Heberto Padilla, who was forced to incriminate himself after being arrested by state security, which accused him of counterrevolution. ArtesMiami has made an additional donation to the documentary El Caso Padilla.