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Havana VIP Film Festival trip

Join us for a unique VIP experience to Havana's renowned international film festival Dec 8 - 17

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Official poster of the 39th edition of Havana's international film festival

Official poster of the 39th edition of Havana's international film festival

ProjectBinario and The New Cuba Present...

¡LA HABANA! Through the unique lens of cinema, art, and innovation.

As part of our mission to assist entrepreneurs and digital artists, we're hosting an immersive "VIP" trip during Havana's renowned Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, (aka “The Havana International Film Festival”) Dec 8-17. This curated trip is a “can’t miss” for aficionados to not only experience the festival at it's fullest, but also to engage Havana’s culture, nascent digital arts, and startup ecosystem.

Beyond film screenings, workshops, and associated parties, the week offers additional activities with an insider’s perspective of Cuba’s vibrant artists and entrepreneurs in numerous sectors. Discover “the new Cuba” in all its complexities and perseverance. As Cuban culture guru and Havana resident Jauretsi notes, now is the time to travel to Cuba

Please fill out form to learn about more -- including pricing -- about this for this 10-day cultural trip, which fully adheres to US policy regarding travel to Cuba.

Your payment is 100% tax-deductible as a donation to ProjectBinario, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that assists entrepreneurs and artists in emerging digital ecosystems

Includes:

  • Accommodations at a stylish, private casa particular for 10 days / 9 nights
  • Film Festival packet, credentials, catalogue and access to exclusive events
  • Cuban expert and Havana local Jauretsi accompaniment and guidance full-time on this trip
  • Private (often classic) cars for transports from the airport and to events according to the schedule
  • Tours + museum fees according to schedule
  • Support and extra assistance from tour directors in Cuba as needed
  • Full breakfast daily

View our current itinerary. (Events are subject to change as the film festival schedule will be announced soon.)

Not included in price are the following:

  • Airfare, airline and baggage fees, and Cuban visa (Though we can certainly assist you with selecting best itinerary, finding the most affordable airfare, and securing your Cuban visa). 
  • Lunches, dinners, drinks apart from breakfast beverages. (From past experience, you will receive better food and service when meals are not pre-paid in advance.) 
  • Incidentals (i.e. mini bar, laundry fees, etc, when applicable)

Space is limited on this VIP experience. To begin the process of reserving your space fill out the form at the bottom of this page.


Last year's promo spot for the Festival de Cine de La Habana

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Film, Music, Design, Tech, and more!

We've partnered with The New Cuba to create a unique VIP experience to one of Latin America's most dynamic film festivals!

Movies Watch some of Cuba, Europe, and Latin and North America's most cutting-edge films. 

Movies

Watch some of Cuba, Europe, and Latin and North America's most cutting-edge films. 

Music and Dance Immerse yourself in Cuba's deep musical heritage. From salsa, to hip-hop, rock, jazz, and guaguancó, the island offers musical stylings for whichever mood you're in.

Music and Dance

Immerse yourself in Cuba's deep musical heritage. From salsa, to hip-hop, rock, jazz, and guaguancó, the island offers musical stylings for whichever mood you're in.

Nightlife Visit the coolest spots in town for drinks and dance. Discover where habaneros go to party (and afterparty)!

Nightlife

Visit the coolest spots in town for drinks and dance. Discover where habaneros go to party (and afterparty)!

Architecture Visit classic buildings and discover Cuba’s most prevalent forms of architecture -- French Colonial, Art Deco, and Modernism

Architecture

Visit classic buildings and discover Cuba’s most prevalent forms of architecture -- French Colonial, Art Deco, and Modernism

Actors and directors Meet Cuban, European, and Latin and North American respected film personnel. Previous years have even featured well-known US celebrities "flying under the radar".

Actors and directors

Meet Cuban, European, and Latin and North American respected film personnel. Previous years have even featured well-known US celebrities "flying under the radar".

Award ceremonies, events and parties As part of this VIP delegation, attend exclusive events such as the closing award ceremony, workshop sessions, film pitch contests, and more.

Award ceremonies, events and parties

As part of this VIP delegation, attend exclusive events such as the closing award ceremony, workshop sessions, film pitch contests, and more.

paladares Public restaurants "paladares" housed inside a private residence. Learn the history of these independent business owners and how they came into existence.

paladares

Public restaurants "paladares" housed inside a private residence. Learn the history of these independent business owners and how they came into existence.

Excursions Take a trip with outside of Havana to discover the region's natural beauty, as well as some hidden gems.

Excursions

Take a trip with outside of Havana to discover the region's natural beauty, as well as some hidden gems.

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Are you interested?

Fill out the form below and we'll get back to you ASAP with details on how to join our VIP trip. You can also reach out directly to Jauretsi (jauretsi@gmail.com)

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