CFF: The Human Thing (La Cosa Humana)

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Showings

Ticket Prices
General Public:$8.00
Members:$6.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$6.00
Film Info
Original Title:La Cosa Humana
Program:Cuban Film Festival
Partnerships
Tags:Thriller
Drama
Release Year:2016
Runtime:85 min
Country/Region:Cuba
Language:Spanish
English subtitles
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oU4ACKeQ7_I
Cast/Crew
Director:Gerardo Chijona

Description

Acclaimed Cuban director Gerardo Chijona’s latest is a darkly comic and vastly enjoyable film about a burglar and aspiring writer who unknowingly steals a manuscript – a masterpiece belonging to a renowned author. Short on money, the offender plagiarizes the story and sends it to a contest. Without knowing it, the thief and the writer become rivals, each competing for the prize. Despite a light air and humorous touches, violence and passion are never far from the surface as Chijona examines the importance of culture for a society; emphasizing that it is a multitude of voices, of writers, and of stories that create a nation.


CUBAN FILM FESTIVAL

The Minnesota Cuba Committee, in partnership with the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul and the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), presents the 9th edition of the Minnesota Cuban Film Festival, screening on six consecutive Thursdays at the St. Anthony Main Theater in Minneapolis beginning on March 1 and closing on April 5.