THE MAMBO KINGS (1992), directed by Arne Glimcher, 104 min. Colorful adaptation of Oscar Hijuelos’ Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about two brothers who leave Cuba for the U.S. to establish their own band. Starring Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas in his first English-language role, it celebrates the crossover music of Cuba.
MNN’s Film Series presents The Cinema of Immigration. This 10-week series explores the immigrant experience in the U.S. through films that reflect its ethnic and cultural diversity. Mark Ethan Toporek introduces each screening and leads discussion afterward.
Light refreshments served!