Cuba airs film on Presidents Ho, Castro
- Submitted by: manso
- 08 / 16 / 2010
HAVANA — Cuban television presented a documentary film on Vietnamese late President Ho Chi Minh and Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday.
The film, entitled Convergence, retells the two leaders' lives and revolutionary cause and contributions to the struggle for national independence and the world's revolutionary movement.
Convergence was screened on the occasion of the 84th birthday of Fidel Castro (August 13), the 65th anniversary of Viet Nam 's Independence Day (September 2) and 50 years of Viet Nam-Cuba diplomatic ties.
Presidents Ho and Castro are not only the brilliant leaders of Viet Nam and Cuba but also of the world, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Vu Chi Cong affirmed at the film's presentation.
He also expressed Viet Nam's gratitude for the Cuban people's solidarity and friendship over the last 50 years.
The 60-minute film was directed by Carlos Manuel and jointly produced by Mundo Latino studio under the Communist Party of Cuba's Central Committee and Viet Nam's Ministry of Information and Communications in 2009.