Carlos Lechuga


Photo by João Pina

Director, screenwriter, and producer Carlos Lechuga is best known for the film Santa y Andrés. After being banned from the Havana Film Festival, the film eventually premiered at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival. It has since appeared at more than seventy festivals, garnering numerous awards. He is co-founder, along with Claudia Calviño, of the independent production company Cachita Films. His novel En brazos de la mujer casada was published recently by Editorial Hypermedia. He lives in Havana.

  • A figure clad in swimming shorts with an American flag on them faces away from the camera and is poised to jump into a natural swimming hole
    July 29, 2020 | Carlos Lechuga
    Photo by Carlos Lechuga Translator’s note: On July 16, 2020, the Cuban government announced a set of economic reforms that includes the immediate rescission of the 10 percent surcharge on...

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