Juan of the Dead

Monday, March 10
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1hr 32mins // directed by:Alejandro Brugués // featuring:Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina

Hailed by The New York Times as a "daringly irreverent satire" and "an improbable landmark in the gradual opening of Cuban culture," Juan of the Dead was a sensation when it premiered in Cuba in 2011.

Shot on location in Havana on a shoestring budget, the film imagines the island overrun by zombies, which, as one of the lead characters cheekily points out, is not too far from the reality that Cubans face e