'UNFINISHED SPACES' Screening at DocuWeeks - Tickets Now Available!



Following a critically acclaimed world premiere at the LA Film Festival,UNFINISHED SPACES, directed and produced by Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray, will screen at the prestigious DocuWeeks™ at IFC Center in New York City (Aug. 12 – 18), and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Los Angeles (Aug. 19 – 25), making it Academy Award® eligible.

 Born of utopian dreams following the revolution, Cuba’s National Art Schools represent an epic architectural achievement that nearly vanished within the country’s tumultuous past. The fate of the five schools – one each for modern dance, the plastic arts, the dramatic arts, music and ballet, all built on a former golf course – came to mirror the complex history of Cuba itself, as well as the individual stories of the three idealistic young architects who designed them.

 Ajna Films and The Room present UNFINISHED SPACES, a visually striking documentary feature by Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray that moves beyond the usual politically charged arguments surrounding Cuba to chart the bittersweet experiences of the three architects – Ricardo Porro, Vittorio Garratti and Roberto Gottardi – and the fragile legacy of their creations. UNFINISHED SPACES also includes intimate, never-before-seen footage of Fidel Castro, showing his devotion to creating a worldwide showcase for art. For more information about UNFINISHED SPACES, please visit the filmmaker’s website at HERE.

 UNFINISHED SPACES Docuweeks New York Schedule

Friday, August 12th, 1:45 pm and 7:25 pm
Saturday, August 13th, 3:30 pm and 9:50 pm
Sunday, August 14th, 12 noon and 5:15 pm
Monday, August 15th, 1:45 pm and 7:25 pm
Tuesday, August 16th, 3:30 pm and 9:50 pm
Wednesday, August 17th 12 noon and 5:15 pm
Thursday, August 18th, 1:45 pm and 7:25 pm

 Tickets for individual films at the IFC Center are $13.00 for general admission, $8.00 for IDA members and $9.00 for seniors and children. Tickets can be purchased at the IFC Center box office located at 323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd Street, New York, NY 10014 online HERE.

UNFINISHED SPACES Docuweeks Los Angeles Schedule

Friday, August 19th, 12 noon and 5:35 pm
Saturday, August 20th, 3:35 pm and 9:50 pm
Sunday, August 21s,t 1:50 pm and 7:30 pm
Monday, August 22nd, 12 noon and 5:35 pm
Tuesday, August 23rd, 1:50 pm and 7:30 pm
Wednesday, August 24th, 3:35 pm and 9:50 pm
Thursday, August 25th, 12 noon and 5:35 pm

Tickets for individual films at the Laemmle Sunset 5 are $11.00 for general admission, $8.00 for IDA members, and $8.00 for seniors and children. Tickets can be purchased at the Laemmle Sunset 5 box office at 8000 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046 online HERE.

For the complete Docuweeks program and schedule, please visit the IDA website HERE.


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