Boston, MA Week-Long Festival for Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura October 10-17

Sep 26, 2017 by

Week-Long Festival for Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura October 10-17 Boston MA

Celebrated Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura is coming to Boston for a week-long festival of special events October 10-17 including readings, film showings, and public conversations designed to inform his achievements in contemporary Cuban culture.

Events begin with a reading and book signing at the Brookline Public Library at Coolidge Corner Library on Tuesday, October 10 and conclude with a joint July26 Coalition program with Witness for Peace’s tour of Cuban poet and popular educator Marcel Lueiro Reyes on October 17.  Northeastern University, 305 Shillman Hall, 115 Forsythe St., half a block from the Northeastern U Green Line stop (D train) on Huntington Ave., turn left, #30 on the campus map. (See above for details.)

The week-long series takes place primarily at Northeastern and Boston University and features films including an expanded version of “Vientos de La Habana/Winds of Havana,” the first in the series made of his noir detective novels and the world of its hero Mario Conde and the U.S. premiere of the English-subtitled “Regreso a Itaca/Return to Ithaca.” for the full schedule and venues and more on Padura.

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