Hubert Sauper's Epicentro is an immersive cine-poem that winds through the streets and lives of Havana, Cuba - an epicentre of geo-politics, of the Americas and of successive empires.
The Oscar-nominated director of Darwin's Nightmare and We Come As Friends returns with a visually lush and profoundly insightful essay, filmed at a critical moment of change in Cuba.
As the country and its people feel the effects of the USA's changing foreign policy, Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making, interrogating the meaning and modes of imperialism, from the arrogance of tourism to the artifice of cinema itself.
This screening will be followed by a live online Q&A with director Hubert Sauper.
AVAILABLE IN THE UK ONLY. To be able to ask questions in the Q&A start promptly at 7pm on Wednesday 19th May. If you are unable to make that time, but would like to watch a recorded version of the film + Q&A this will be available until 11:59pm Friday 21st May.
This event will have English language subtitles for the film, and optional subtitles for the Q&A too.
HOW TO WATCH: This programme will be broadcast live on our custom built streaming site. Once you have registered to attend, you will receive an email on the day of the event with further details about how to access our streaming site. If you are a Gmail user, please consider moving our emails to your Primary tab.