DIRECTOR: Ian Padrón
    COUNTRY: Cuba
    YEAR: 2011
    LENGTH: 87 min
    FORMAT/COLOR /BW: Digital, Color
    LANGUAGE: Spanish

    Director: Ian Padrón
    Producer: Noel Alvarez
    Co-producer: Ian Padrón
    Script: Felipe Espinet
    Composer: René Baños
    Cast: Blanca Rosa Blanco, Luis Alberto García, Ernesto Escalona, Andy Fornaris, Claudia Alvariño

    Cuban director Ian Padrón presents his first feature-length film as “a fictional story about reality.” Tracing the lives of two Cuban classmates with different upbringings, Padrón follows a privileged student who blindly enters into the dangers of Carlos’ neighborhood, La Timba. What follows is an unforgettable journey full of discovery and the formation of a strong friendship. Featuring members of the internationally renowned children’s theater company La Colmenita, Padrón’s stylistic feature is guaranteed to warm the heart.
    Director's Biography
    Ian Padrón was born in Havana in 1976. In 1996, he began working with ICAIC and produced his first film, “Vertical Love”. In 2000, his short “Motos” became the first student-produced thesis in 35 mm at the Instituto Superior de Arte de Cuba. “Dreaming in Blue” was his first full-length documentary. His second full-length documentary “Van Van Fever” was a box office hit around the world. “Habanastation” is his first feature-length film.