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Awards for Brazil and Cuba in Lima Film Festival

Habanastation film by Cuban Ian Padrón, and Stories that only exist when they are remembered, by the Brazilian Julia Murat, were the prize winners in the recently concluded 16th Lima Film Festival. Read More

Andy Garcia narrates new documentary featuring stories of Cuba's former political prisoners

Celebrating Life in Union, a new documentary narrated by Andy Garcia, will premiere at the 2012 New York City International Film Festival at Tribeca Cinemas, August 14 at 6: 00p.m. The film unveils the tragedy and brotherhood of a group of former political prisoners from the Cuban Revolution, who fought for, and then were betrayed by their leader, Fidel Castro. Read More

George Clooney To Direct Biopic The Yankee Comandante

Focus Features is currently cutting a deal to buy the rights to The Yankee Comandante, an involved article that journalist David Grann penned about the extraordinary life and times of William Alexander Morgan, an American who became an unlikely Comandante under Fidel Castro. Read More

French Actor Pierre Richard Films in Cuba

Directed by Patrick Granperret, the feature film "Three Brothers" tells the story of a group of bankers who arrives on the island. <br /> "The father of one of them is my character, said Richard Read More

Anthony Hopkins Board Andy Garcia's Hemingway & Fuentes

Hemingway &amp; Fuentes, a docudrama about his creation of The Old Man and the Sea with Anthony Hopkins to portray Hemingway Read More

4th Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase to Tour Cuba on May

Exhibition president, Cuban filmmaker Rigoberto Lopez, says the cultural gathering is one of the most significant regional meetings, because it reaches 31 countries, overcoming language barriers. Read More

Cuba and Canadá are the biggest winner at NY Tribeca festival

A movie about Cuban boat people was the biggest winner at the Tribeca Film Festival, taking in three awards after two of its actors went missing en route to New York. The Founders Award for Best Picture went to "War Witch", directed by Kim Nguyen of Canada. Read More

Argentina recieves the Grand Prize of Gibara Low-Budget Film Festival

Adria Santana Award, in tribute to the outstanding Cuban actress who died last year, was to the young Orisel Gaspar for his performance in the short fiction film El segundo amanecer de la ceguera (The second dawn of blindness) of Mauricio Franco (Peru-Spain) and the Actor Alexander Crow, for his performance in Maneuver of Richard Fontana (Cuba-Uruguay). Read More

Cubans actors expected to travel to Tribeca Film Festival Vanish In Miami

Two of three Cuban teens featured in the Tribeca Film Festival entry Una Noche disappeared after their plane from Cuba landed in Miami. Read More

New President of Cuban Cinema Confirms Spirit of Change

Robert Smith assumed the new presidency of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), iconic cultural institution undergoing a reorganization. Read More

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