FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
CHICO & RITA
Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando / 94 min. / 2012
7:00 PM in FORD THEATER
Presented by Dr. Roy Pérez, Assistant Professor of English, American Ethnic Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies
Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (The Age of Beauty) and famous artist Javier Mariscal, have teamed up to make Chico & Rita, an animated love story starring the music, culture and people of Cuba. Chico is a dashing piano player and Rita is an enchanting and beautiful Havana nightclub singer. When they meet, the sparks fly and they fall madly in love. An epic romance unfolds as the pair travels the glamorous stages of 1940s/1950s Havana, New York City, Las Vegas, Hollywood and Paris.