Yoss and Ilan Stavans at Instituto Cervantes for the Philip K. Dick Film Festival

  • Instituto Cervantes 211 East 49th Street New York, NY, 10017 United States

On November 14, Yoss, author of Super Extra Grande and A Planet for Rent, and Restless publisher Ilan Stavans will join at New York's Instituto Cervantes for a public conversation about Spanglish, Latinidad, and humanity's future. In conjunction with Instituto Cervantes, Philip K. Dick Film Festival, and the Cuban Cultural Center of New York.

Instituto Cervantes is an institution that was founded by the Spanish government in 1991 to promote the Spanish language and Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. The central head office of the institution is located in Madrid and in Alcalá de Henares ( Madrid), birthplace of the writer Miguel de Cervantes. Instituto Cervantes is present on five continents with more than seventy-five centers spread out across many different countries.

Philip K. Dick Film Festival was founded by Dan Abella in 2012 as an outlet for independent Science fiction filmmakers to showcase their work. Daniel Abella is a science fiction film maker and producer . Some of his work includes the webisodes, THE SINGULARITY, THE MONTAUK PROJECT, THE MULDER CHRONICLES and the feature film, THE FINAL EQUATION. He is also the director and founder of the Philip K Dick festival Europe.

Cuban Cultural Center of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution founded by Cuban exiles to preserve, develop, and disseminate our rich Cuban and Cuban-American cultural heritage within a democratic framework of freedom and autonomy, alien to totalitarian ideologies, values handed down to us by our founding fathers since the 19th Century. The Cuban Cultural Center is founded, on a permanent basis, as a symbol and credit to the Cuban people for the enjoyment of current and future generations, even after Cuba rejoins the community of free and democratic nations of the world. The Cuban Cultural Center is located in New York City, in special acknowledgment of the great metropolis which for almost two centuries has been haven to Cuban exiles involved in the struggle for their country’s freedom and home to some of the founding fathers of our national character.

When: Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Where: Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017