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Mantis Nest | Cuba

  • Alma Duncan Salon, Ottawa Art Gallery 10 Daly Ave. Ottawa (map)


Mantis Nest (Nido de Mantis)

Dir. Arturo Sotto, 2018 | 118 mins

It's the summer of 1994 and passions are running high during yet another migration crisis with the United States. One morning in August, two men and a woman involved in a ménage-à-trois in the small Cuban village of Siboney are found dead. The prime suspect is a twenty-year-old woman named Sugar who is the product of this love triangle, and was the only person in the house at the time. She pleads innocent and to prove it, she tells the prosecutor and the lawyer investigating the case of the emotional odyssey of her parents, a love story that lasted more than 40 years in the midst of the Revolution. This fascinating crime drama is a story that weaves together personal passions and Cuba’s tangled political history in strikingly original ways.

Actor Luis Alberto Garcia will attend the screening to introduce and discuss the film.

Spanish with English subtitles.

Earlier Event: 17 April
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