El Culebro: La historia de mi papá


Coral Gables Art Cinema Thu, Oct 20, 2022 7:00 PM
Film Info
Release Year:2017
Director:Nicolás Casanova



Enjoy light bites and wine with the sounds of El Culebro Casanova and Los Meros Recochan Boys at the red carpet reception on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 pm, followed by the film and in-person Q&A featuring the film's director and Gables Cinema film programmer Nicolás Casanova at 8:00 pm.

A Colombian cultural touchstone captivating fans across generations, the enduring legacy of Hernando "El Culebro" Casanova has immeasurably influenced several actors and comedians and rightfully earned his legacy as one of the greatest actors in the history of Colombia.

In a career spanning three decades, Hernando "El Culebro" Casanova won the heart of Colombians due to his ground-breaking performances in TV Shows and films. El Culebro: La historia de mi papá brings light to the person behind the cameras 20 years after his death. Directed, produced and edited by his youngest son Nicolás as he reconstructs his father's footsteps. From his beginnings as a singer to his breakthrough as a pioneer of comedy, this documentary weaves interviews and clips with never-before-seen footage of El Culebro and interviews from the people who knew him best.