The Havana Film Festival (HFFNY) returns to New York City to celebrate its 22nd edition. On November 3rd, Opening Night will feature the film “The Substitute/ El Suplente”
From their website:
EL SUPLENTE / THE SUBSTITUTE is the story of Lucio, a prestigious university professor, who takes the position of substitute teacher at a high school in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, where he grew up. Through tales, novels, and poetry, he tries to distract his class from the harsh reality of their everyday lives. But soon, he must step out of his professional duties when Dilan, one of his students, is threatened by a local drug kingpin.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS:
Toronto International Film Festival – World Premiere, TIFF Specials
San Sebastian Film Festival – Official Selection
FIAPF – Silver Shell for Best Supporting Performance (Renata Lerman)
For more information and to purchase tickets to the opening night as well as the After Party, please visit : https://tickets.hffny.com/en/havana-film-festival-new-york/hffny-opening-night-the-substitute-el-suplente/2022-11-03/