7 Days In Havana is a contemporary snapshot of this iconic and eclectic city, seen through a feature-length movie made up of 7 chapters directed by 7 international filmmakers.
Day 1 – El Yuma – Directed by Benicio Del Toro (Snatch, Usual Suspects, Traffic, Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas)
Teddy Atkins is a young American tourist who travels to Havana for the first time. His driver, a middle-aged Cuban cab driver who has a university degree in engineering will offer him a touristic tour of the city that is anything but traditional.
Day 2 – Jam Session – Directed by Pablo Trapero (Lion’s Den, Crane World, El Bonaerense)
A well-known director travelling to Cuba to receive an award and going at the same time through a personal emotional crisis will find advice and help from an unexpected friend: his driver, a Cuban family man, humble, kind, who happens to be an incredible trumpet player.
Day 3 – La Tentacion De Cecilia – Directed by Julio Medem (Sex & Lucia, Lovers In The Arctic Circle, Vacas)
Cecilia, a Cuban singer, is torn between accepting the offer of a Spanish impresario and following him in Spain to make a career, or staying in Havana with her boyfriend Jose.
Day 4 – Diary Of A Beginner – Directed by Elia Suleiman (Yadon Ilaheyya, Chronicle Of A Disappearance)
ES, a Palestinian, is assigned to conduct an interview with a prominent Cuban figure in Havana. He wanders the city of Havana as he waits for his appointment. Gradually, what he thought to be killing time while waiting for his appointment becomes his test for his true identification.
Day 5 – Ritual – Directed by Gaspar Noe (Irreversible, Enter The Void, I Stand Alone)
Yamilslaidi, an attractive African-Cuban schoolgirl is forced by her parents to go into a cleaning ritual. They are determined to get their daughter rid of the ‘curse’ she has been put on: loving girls.
Day 6 – Dulce Amargo – Directed by Juan Carlos Tabio (Guantanamera, The Waiting List, Fresa y Chocolate)
An immersion into one “normal” day in Mirta’s life: despite her two jobs, Mirta also devotes herself making candies in order to fulfill her home and family’s needs.
Day 7 – La Fuente – Directed by Laurent Cantet (The Class, Time Out, Verse Le Sud)
How Martha and her neighbours will go out of their way in order to set up a ceremony on time for the virgin Oshun, who appeared in Martha’s dreams asking for a public celebration to her name…that same evening!
|1||La Rumba No Se Aprende a…||Descemer Bueno & Xavi Turull||1:30|
|2||Echale Salsita||Ignacio Pineiro||2:56|
|3||Seductora Beni||Omar Hernandez, Desceme…||1:40|
|4||A Ella Le Duele||Kelvis Ochoa||2:54|
|5||El Yuma||Kelvis Ochoa & Descemer B…||3:50|
|6||Kulanike||Omar Hernandez, Candy M…||2:18|
|7||Echale Salsita||Antonio Machín||3:17|
|8||Me Diste en el Corazón||Descemer Bueno & Kelvis O…||4:11|
|9||Razones de Sobra||Alexander Abreu||2:47|
|10||Ay Amor 2||Melvis Estevez & Harold Lop…||0:50|
|11||La Barca||Melvis Estevez & Harold Lop…||1:29|
|12||Ay Amor 3||Melvis Estevez & Harold Lop…||1:27|
|13||No Me Dejes||Melvis Estevez & Harold Lop…||2:26|
|14||Besito de Coco||Descemer Bueno & Xavi Turull||0:58|
|15||Dile a Tu Mama||Vatos Locos||2:57|
|16||Un Bolero Que Te Salve la Vi…||Descemer Bueno||3:19|
|17||Quien Tiene un Huevo||Descemer Bueno & Xavi Turull||1:39|
|18||7 Dias||Descemer Bueno & Kelvis O…||4:04|
|19||Al Son de la Panatela||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||1:17|
|20||Canto a Elegua – Oshimini||Cast||1:52|
|21||La Casa por la Ventana||Descemer Bueno, Xavi Turul…||2:17|
|22||La Mentira||Descemer Bueno, Xavi Turul…||1:45|
|23||Ochun Ibu Cole||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||3:00|
|24||Quiero Olvidar||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||3:17|
|25||Taxista||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||3:28|
|26||Tengo Que Partir||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||4:10|
|27||Quendate||Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Oc…||3:38|