Told from the point of view of a dying shark, 'Reinaldo Arenas' metaphorically captures the current state of the aging Cuban-American exile community, many of whom have still not come to terms with the Communist Revolution that changed their lives forever. The film culls from various Cuban films and works of literature to create not a singular voice, but a feeling of a particular moment in time.
Director(s): Lucas Leyva
Executive Producer(s): Andrew Hevia, Dennis Scholl
Producer(s): Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva
Screenwriter(s): Lucas Leyva
Cinematographer: Daniel Fernandez
Editor(s): Lucas Leyva
Music: Michael John Hancock, Brian Robertson
Principal Cast: Alberto Ibarguen, Epifanio Leyva
Lucas Leyva is a filmmaker and playwright based out of Miami, FL. He is the founder and Minister of the Interior for Borscht Corp. responsible for over 40 projects in 2011 and the Borscht Film Festival. Films have screened at Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes, Slamdance. Music videos premiered on Rolling Stone, NME, Stereogum, named top 10 of year by IFC.
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