Cinema Tropical has announced the launching of Tropical Tuesdays, a new and exciting microcinema (small cinemathéque) initiative that The films will be screened on digital format in an informal setting, free and open to the public. The program will include special guests for discussion following the screenings. Tropical Tuesdays will kick off this May, and the first confirmed guest curators are Chilean film critic Jerónimo Rodríguez and Peruvian filmmaker/curator Juan Daniel F. Molero.will feature guest curators and create monthly programs with screenings every Tuesday at Obra Negra at Casa Mezcal in downtown Manhattan.
The aim of this new initiative is to provide a creative platform for innovative curatorial experimentation in Latin American cinema, as well as to become a salon that can serve as a meeting place for local Latin American filmmaking and visual arts communities. “Cinema Tropical originally got started as a weekly film series in downtown Manhattan over a decade ago, so we’re excited to go back to our origins with this new project,” says Carlos A. Gutiérrez, Director of the non-profit organization.