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Cuba is one of the countries invited to the 2009 Memory Festival, to be held from May 8th through the 15th in Tepoztlán, Mexico.

A total of 36 selected film materials, of which 18 are world premieres, will be screened during the event -the 3rd stage of the 3rd Ibero- American Documentary Film Memory Festival, the first stage of which took place in October 2008.

Cuba will show a group of works among which are classics of the archipelago's documentary production, like Now, by Santiago Álvarez, and others by news producers like Tacones Cercanos, by Jessica Rodríguez, Cubarte web site reports.

The event's official categories will be Memory, Identity, Ecology and Art, and the section Memory Light is in the hands of Cuba, said the event's director, Alejandra Islas, during a news conference.

Participating in the Festival will be materials made by filmmakers from Argentina, Spain, Brazil, Guatemala, and Chile.

Source: Cubarte

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