“Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films” brings together innovative Cuban posters promoting American films, made from 1960 to 2009. Produced by Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC), the posters were part of an initiative of the revolutionary government to develop cultural awareness and dialogue after Fidel Castro and the guerrilla forces overthrew the brutal dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
Through – January 7, 2018, Wednesdays – Sundays 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., third Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m.
Adults – $7, Seniors, students & educators – $5, Children (under 12) & museum members – Free, Free on the first Fridays and third Thursdays (5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America
Photo caption: René Azcuy, “El Chicuelo / The Kid”, lnstituto Cubano de Arte e lndustria Cinematgrfáicos (ICAIC), Silk Screen, 29 15/16″ x 20 1/16 “, 1975
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