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We are sharing this opportunity with you to watch the Cuban film Havana, from on High (Pedro Ruiz, Canada, 2019, 79 min, in Spanish with English subtitles) Havana, from on High sheds light on colorful perspectives regarding family, religion, politics, work, and more simply, the rich complexities of being Cuban. This event is co-presented by NWFF with Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee!

Watch the trailer here:

* Note: there is a $5-$25 sliding scale admission to watch the movie *

Seattle-based organizations Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), a nonprofit community hub and film center, and Design in Public (DiP), a strategic initiative of AIA Seattle, join forces once again to present the 21st Annual ByDesign Festival. Integrating the missions and visions of both organizations, ByDesign Festival is a cross-cultural exploration of people, structures, and ideas at the intersection of design and the moving image. You can learn more about the ByDesign film festival here:

The Seattle Cuba Friendship group encourages you to learn more about Cuban life and support NWFF by watching this film. Cuba has a thriving arts community that continues to engage in groundbreaking work in spite of the economic hardships they face from the US imposed embargo. The individuals featured in this film lived through the devastating effects of the "special period" of extreme economic depression during the 1990s. This time in their lives continues to impact them to this day. We are looking forward to learning more and enjoying the stunning visuals.

For more information contact Seattle/Cuba Friendship Committee:
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