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A Cinematographic Co-production Agreement Between the Governments of Chile and Cuba.
President of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Arts and Industry (ICAIC) Omar González, together with Chile's Foreign Affairs Ministry Cultural Affairs representative Alejandra Cillero, explained the advantages of the agreement to Chilean filmmakers.

The Cuban official highlighted the historic antecedents existing among moviemakers of both countries, and recalled that the movement of New Latin American Cinema, boosted by Cuba, had its origins at the Vina del Mar (Chile) Cinema Festival.

To questions from the professionals, González said there many areas in which Chile and Cuba can collaborate and exchange experiences during common projects, as much in feature films as in documentaries and animated works.

The agreement, signed by Chilean Foreign Office Cultural Affairs director Emilio Lamarca and Gonzalez, contains 15 articles regulating forms of cinematographic co-production between both countries.

During his stay in Chile, González participated at the Lebu Cinema Festival, dedicated this year to Cuba.


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