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Festival of young cuban filmmakers kicked off

Some young Cuban TV makers, video makers and movie makers, several of them with credentials from the latest International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, started competing Wednesday at the 6th National Festival of New Filmmakers. Read More

Fernando Perez to screen Madrigal in Cuba

Beyond any allegory or reality itself, Cuban director Fernando Perez is back with a new film, Madrigal; a pretext to share his feelings and unavoidable need to communicate his thoughts and ideas in a novel way. Read More

Cuban filmmaker Tomás Piard will produce the movie Viajero Inmóvil (Inmovile Traveller)

Cuban filmmaker Tomás Piard will produce the movie Viajero Inmóvil (Inmovile Traveller), the first one tackling life and work of Cuban writer José Lezama Lima, announced the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC). Read More

First itinerant sample of cinema in the Caribbean

The First Itinerant Sample of Cinema in the Caribbean, has already pre-selected films from 19 countries and will start its route in Saint Kitts y Nevis in February 2007. Read More

Cuba guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival

Cuba, one of the major countries in Latin America regarding to cinematography, will be the guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival, to be held from March 2 to 9, 2007 in this Colombian city. Read More

Berlin to premiere Cuban Fernando Pérez film "Madrigal"

The world premiere of the film "Madrigal", by outstanding Cuban film director Fernando Pérez, will take place in the non-competitive section of the Berlinale Special of the coming Berlin International Film Festival, Germany, country where the filmmaker is now. Read More

Theater National Prize laureates

Maestro, playwright and Papalote theatre director René Fernández is the first National Theatre Prize winning-puppet and children script writer. Good news because it was time enough that sector of the Cuban scenic arts received the attention of a non-Havana-based creator. Read More

Philip Agee documentary

The Cuba-Irish connection of directors Roberto Ruiz and Bernie Dwyer has once again teamed up on a documentary: "One Man's Story: Philip Agee, Cuba and the CIA", which focuses on the dark side of United States foreign policy. Read More

Uruguay and its New Cinema in Cuba

The Charles Chaplin theatre, headquarters of the Cinema Library of Cuba, will host the first Exhibition of the New Uruguayan Cinema from January 22nd to 31st, a chance for the public to tread into the contemporary look of that movie culture. This program will aslo commemorate the 55th anniversary of the creation of the Cinema Library of Montevideo and nearly a dozen of fiction and documentary films will be presented to Cuban movie lovers, an example of the most recent filmography in that country. Read More

Cuba's Almodóvar Girl

She swept the floor, emptied the ashtrays and watched the plates of food served by the waiters with hungry eyes. Afterwards, when the lights were dimmed and the music came on, she appeared on stage and sang "I want to be an Almodóvar girl." Read More

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