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I will go further in love with Cuba, says Tom Weston

Tom Weston was seduced by Cuba even without having visited it, so when Rigoberto Lopez proposed him to release here his documentary film The winds that blows within the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase, the US filmmaker, director of photography and cameraman did not hesitate to accept. Read More

Hemingway Biopic 'Papa' First Hollywood Feature Film Shot in Cuba in 45 Years

An international crew, including director Bob Yari, is making a movie about the friendship between the author and a young journalist, played by Giovanni Ribisi. Read More

Magazine story of Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba sold to Hollywood print

A little over a week after Los Angeles Magazine broke the story of Yasiel Puig’s harrowing escape from Cuba to become the Dodgers’ star outfielder, the rights to the Jesse Katz article have been sold to Hollywood Read More

Next Edition of Havana’s Intl. Film Festival to be Dedicated to Gabo

The 36th edition of Havana’s International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema will be dedicated to one of its precursors, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez Read More

Cuban Movie Wins Award in New York

The Cuban film Conducta (Behavior) by Ernesto Daranas won the Best Film Award at the 15th Havana Film Festival of New York, in which Cuban and Mexican productions received the most prizes Read More

First Restored ICAIC Newsreels Exhibited in Cuba

The first 54 episodes of the newly-restored ICAIC Latin American Newsreel are being screened here at the 35th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.<br /> Read More

Havana’s “Problem-Filled” Film Festival

The most common thing one hears young and not-so-young people say is that they prefer watching European films, because “they’re not in the mood to see so many social problems.” Read More

Cuba Cracks Down On Private Movie Theaters And Gaming Salons

Cuban authorities are bringing down the curtain at the privately run cinemas and video game salons that have mushroomed on the island recently Read More

Communist Cuba’s new private industry: 3D theaters

Cuban entrepreneurs have quietly opened dozens of backroom video salons over the last year, seizing on ambiguities in licensing laws to transform cafes and children's entertainment parlors into a new breed of private business unforeseen by recent official openings Read More

Cuban Film Wins New York Festival

The Cuban film Pablo, directed by Camagüey-born filmmaker Yosmani Acosta, won two awards at the 2013 New York International Film Festival. Read More

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