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From December 4 to 14, Havana will host the 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, this time dedicated to Gabriel García Márquez and his relations with Cuba and cinematography in the region, said Ivan Giroud, director general of the Festival, at a press conference.

478 audiovisual works have been receive in total, among which 21 feature films in competition, including four Cubans, 21 medium-length and short films, 21 documentaries and 30 feature debuts, plus samples of German cinema will be exhibited in the halls of the capital , Spanish, Japanese animation and American independent cinema, among others.

This 36 Festival premiere in our country the art digital projection in movies Chaplin, Yara and Infanta, and projections are made on a mobile screen for several counties of Havana, in the municipalities of La Habana del Este, San Miguel Padrón, Diez de Octubre, Arroyo Naranjo and La Lisa, among others.

They complement the event next December theoretical events, one dedicated to the television series, conferences by Ignacio Ramonet and Victor Fowler also screenwriting workshop led by Arturo Arango, and presentations of books related to the seventh art.

For ten days, the moviegoers can enjoy projections best of contemporary cinema from the region and elsewhere, along with directors, actors and experts from the big screen, to pay tribute to Gabo, a few months after her disappearance physical, but mostly to Latin American cinema and its creators.

Source: Granma

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