(Student Documentary)(Undergrad – NYU)
(2017) (United States/Cuba)
Screening Block A, Fri Feb 23 4:30PM
While the art of falconry dates as far back as the 17th century BCE, a Cuban falconer is a rare and unexpected sight. Halconeros de La Habana follows two men from Havana who reconnect with nature through their falcons, while toying with an underlying question: what constitutes freedom?
Director: Christine Lin
Producers: Christine Lin & Manuel Sánchez Ruiz
Christine Lin grew up in Dallas, Texas and recently graduated from NYU. She now produces videos for the National Audubon Society in New York, where she hopes continue to grow as a filmmaker and help make a social and environmental impact. Besides filming, she likes to compose music, rock climb, and pet friendly animals.