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Unfinished Spaces

"Cuba will count as having the most beautiful academy of arts in the world." Fidel Castro (19

Videos

Unfinished Spaces - Official Trailer
<iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/19665915" width="400" height="225" frameborder="0"></iframe><p><a href="">Unfinished Spaces - official trailer</a> from <a href="">Alysa Nahmias</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

Overview

Genre
Arts, Culture, History, Politics, and Society
Synopsis

Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece.

Stage
finished
Running time
86 and 56 minutes

Credits

  • Alysa Nahmias ... Director, Producer, Writer
  • Benjamin Murray ... Director, Producer, Cinematographer
  • Kristen Nutile ... Editor
  • Alex Minnick ... Editor
  • Giancarlo Vulcano ... Composer
  • Meg Reticker ... Story Consultant

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Ajna Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2001-2010
Locations
Havana, Cuba; Paris, France; Milan, Italy; New York City, USA
Prod. Partners
The Room Inc

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
Los Angeles FF (World Premiere in Competition); Valldolid/Seminci (Int'l Premiere; JURY PRIZE); DocuWeeks, Stranger Than Fiction NYC, Palm Springs Int'l, Miami Int'l, Havana Int'l, Camden Int'l, Tucson Loft, Hawaii Int'l
Awards
Jury Prize, Valladolid International Film Festival (2011 Seminci); Film Independent Jameson FIND Your Audience Award (Spirit Awards 2012)
Broadcast (Prod.)
Latino Public Broadcasting
Broadcast (Acq.)
PBS "Voces", HBO Latin America, Al-Jazeera English "Witness"
Language
English, Spanish
Subtitles
English, Spanish

Photos

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