Havana Glasgow Film Festival, COP26: Sustainability Stories and Discussion CCA

stories from cuba sustainability

19 November, 2021 – 5.05 – 6.25 p.m.

Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

A curated selection of short films featuring agricultural visionaries and small business owners who are implementing environmentally and socially sustainable practices.

Line Up

Promoting Cycling, Empowering Women

Turning old paper into new opportunities

Designing a Different Kind of Carwash

A Modern Agrarian Future: The Life and Work of Agroecologist Fernando Funes Monzote

Trabajo de Amor / A Labour of Love

El Monte / The Woodland

Claudia Claremi I Cuba 2018 I 13min I Spanish with English subtitles I Doc I N/C U

In Sierra Maestra, Cuba, José Manuel shares his vision of the world with his granddaughter Malena through his deep knowledge of nature’s mysteries

Followed by discussion, which will be BSL interpreted.

Promoting Cycling, Empowering Women

Turning old paper into new opportunities

Designing a Different Kind of Carwash

A Modern Agrarian Future: The Life and Work of Agroecologist Fernando Funes Monzote

Trabajo de Amor

Cuba Platform I 37m

El Monte

Claudia Claremi I Cuba 2018 I 13min I español con subtítulos en inglés I Doc I N/C U

En la Sierra Maestra, Cuba, José Manuel comparte su visión del mundo con su nieta Malena a través de sus conocimientos profundos de los misterios de la naturaleza.

Seguido por una discusión.

Havana Glasgow Film Festival

The seventh edition focuses on the resourcefulness and extraordinariness of Cuba during one of the toughest points in its history in a hybrid Festival of online and live screenings.

Highlights include a Friday evening programme of films and discussion relating to Cuba’s unique approach to sustainability. Rebecca Heidenberg, Director of Queens of the Revolution will join us for a live streamed Q&A on Sunday night to discuss her portrait of a cultural centre that paved the road for LGBTQ+ rights in Cuba. The featured director this year is acclaimed filmmaker Arturo Sotto, who will present four of his films live at the Festival, including the film noir Nido de Mantes / The Wasp Nest.

Online Festival Passes

Cost: £15 / £7.50 allow access to all our online films, with an additional cost of £0/£2/£4/£6/£8 for live events at CCA on a pay-what-you-can basis.

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For full programme details, visit Havana Glasgow Film Fest Website

Venue Guidance

CCA is currently operating with increased requirements due to Coronavirus. Masks and hand-sanitising are required throughout the building, and queueing for events will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. We ask that people attending events take a lateral flow test before visiting CCA. For more information, please see Venue Guidance.

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