NCMA Cinema: Chico and Rita

  • Dates: October 12, 2024
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Times: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Admission: $5 Members, $10 Nonmembers, free for ages 6 and under


Chico and Rita (2010). Directed by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal, and Fernando Trueba, 1 hr. 34 min., NR, animation/crime/drama

Spoken-language Spanish with English subtitles

Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other from Havana to New York to Paris, Hollywood, and Las Vegas.