One of the most influential photographers active in Latin America today
Free open-level conversation opportunities.
In April, MFA Film presents a crop of new films by emerging filmmakers from Mexico, including Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-winning Roma (a film that deserves to be seen on the big screen); the exquisite drama Our Time, about a couple who raise fighting bulls in the Mexican countryside; and the documentary Mamacita, a portrait of the filmmaker’s grandmother, an extravagant beauty queen.
Co-presented with the Boston Latino International Film Festival.
Eric M. Corvalán Pelle, an award-winning Cuban filmmaker will be showing his film, Race/Raza and commenting on it.
Cantata Latinoamericana is a compilation of the best of the repertoire of different Latin American composers.
During his visit to the Harvard Film Archive, João Moreira Salles will present and discuss two of his finest films, each an insightful and introspective remembrance of things past that explores documentary cinema as an inherently personal mode of filmmaking, inherently shaped by its maker with an intimacy and immediacy all too often occulted. Santiago and In the Intense Now offer profoundly cinematic history lessons that show film to be both a window—looking out with perspicacity over the world, and over the past—and a mirror that reflects its maker and the spectator, revealing the limits of their vision.
Harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda combines traditional music with Latin jazz
The films of French-Colombian Laura Huertas Millán (b. 1983) challenge and expand traditions of ethnographic and anthropological cinema as they explore a range of subjects both grounded in a particular time and place and floating in a kind of imaginary.
Father-daughter duo Kianí and Jerry Medina are some of the most talented and requested voices of Puerto Rico.
Flutist Sheila del Bosque presents a Cuban music project with an innovative sound.
The Boston Latino International Film Festival co-presents two free screenings in the Bright Lights Film Series.
Colombian pianist Santiago Bertel and his trio
Brazilian guitarist Hugo Alves performs a solo evening of Brazilian music
Contemporary Argentine cinema
Talleres de conversación gratuitos para no congelarnos del todo este invierno.
The Mystery of Picasso is exhilarating, mesmerizing, enchanting, and unforgettable. It is simply one of the greatest documentaries on art ever made.
“When we are all dead, you and me and everyone,” said Clouzot to Picasso, “the film will still continue to be projected.”
a site-specific installation by Vicuña that combines monumental strands of knotted wool with a four-channel video projection
Famed Mexican filmmaker Alfonoso Cuaron’s latest film