2014 Afro-Hispanic Film Series: "Nueba Yol"
6 p.m. ~ “Nueba Yol” ~ Spanish
Tinged with humor and romance, this affecting 1995 drama stars Luisito Marti as Balbuena, a genial illegal immigrant who makes his way to New York City to take a bite out of the Big Apple. But his hopes of finding a better life soon begin to fade as Balbuena encounters one obstacle after another in the hardscrabble, uncaring metropolis. The film's supporting cast includes Caridad Ravelo and Raúl Carbonell.