In honor of this film, our opening night feed features Cuban food and Andy, who plays bongos, is scheduled to be part of a band.

This year is also shaping up to be a very literate and literary Festival.

These two companies, along with the dozens of imitators who have followed in their path, have made America a terrific place to be a movie buff.

When trying to decide what to see, Tom's and my philosophy is to choose the films that sound the least interesting to you. They normally turn out to be the most pleasant surprises.

This Spanish masterpiece was released the first year of our Festival, in 1973, but it has not been seen in this country until now. It will soon be out on DVD.

The Festival's bent on remembering the past is also present.