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A program of activities to commemorate another anniversary of the emblematic film Viña del Mar festival stand out in the agenda of the 29th New Latin American Cinema Festival underway in this capital until December 14th.

President of the Festival's organizing committee, Alfredo Guevara, presided over a panel on December 9 in which the book Los años de la ira. Viña del Mar 67,(The years of wrath. Viña del Mar 67) was launched.

The compilation, carried out by Guevara and Cuban journalist Raul Garces, brings together interviews and articles from the time and some current. It also constituted the debut of the Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano publishing house, said the specialist in Marketing and Communications, Jose Ferreiro, to ACN news agency.

"Latinos + Latinos" is the title of the seminar hold last Decemeber 11th, as an extension of the normal space "Latinos in USA", which includes theoretical activities and the screening of audiovisuals.

Ferreiro said the filmmakers and experts from social-science centers from the region discussed topics related to the US policy with regard to growing emigration, the emigrants' role in American society and the impact of those factors in the field of culture, and especially in film industry.

Another seminar will deal with the current situation in Latin America, socialism in the 21st century and the cultural perspectives in the region.


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