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Film on Agent Orange in Vietnam screened in Cuba

A documentary on the war in Vietnam entitled 'Chat Doc Da Cam (Agent Orange) produced by Japanese Masako Sakata is now on screen at the 28th Latin America New Film International Film Festival in La Habana, Cuba. The film recalls events occurring in 1970s of the last century when Vietnam was in fierce war. Read More

Brazil, Argentina and Cuba win big at Latin American Film Festival

Brazil, Argentina and Cuba were the big winners at the 28th edition of the New Latin American Film Fest in this capital. Cuban feature films El Benny in the category of Opera Prima, and La Edad de la Peseta (The Silly Age) for photography and art direction, were awarded for their meticulous work in creating the ambience of the 50s. Read More

Cuban film wins Glauber Rocha Prize

The Cuban film "La Edad de la Peseta" by Pavel Giroud won the 2006 Glauber Rocha Award, founded by Prensa Latina 21 years ago and conferred by the foreign press accredited to the Havana Film Festival. Read More

Social topics converge in Havana festival

A wide filmography with deep social arguments are present at the 28th Festival of the New Latin American Cinema of Havana, according to reports of the organizers. The topics go from the dram of street children, the constant conflict of the emigrations, and the contradictions of the human being with himself and his environment, the self discovery of the individual and the agony produced by wars. Read More

'Pan's Labrynth' swings through Cuba

If you've ever sat in a packed Havana movie house waiting for the lights to dim, you know there are few pleasures Cubans savor more than a good film, unless it's a stout Cohiba cigar. Read More

Mexico, Uruguay Films in Cuba Festival

Drama Mex, film by Gerardo Naranjo of Mexico and La Perrera, by Uruguayan Manuel Nieto, compete on Tuesday at the 28th Havana Film Festival, which entered its eighth day. Read More

Cuba on the Film Festivals Screen

With two long length feature films, among 18 from five nations competing at the official section of the 28th Havanas International New Latin-American Film Festival, Cuba is on the track of the events most sought after awards, the Coral. Read More

Garcia Marquez at Cuba Film School

Colombian Nobel Prizewinner Gabriel Garcia Marquez headed the homage for the 20th anniversary of the San Antonio de los Baños International Movie and TV School in south Havana. Read More

Ralph Fiennes talks to film students in Cuba

"My passion for theater led me to be actor," said distinguished actor Ralph Fiennes to students at Cubas International Film and Television School, located some 50 kilometers from Havana in the town of San Antonio de los Banos. Read More

Cuba movie crazy over Havana Festival

The New Latin American Cinema Festival, which also includes parallel showings of European films and US independent productions, is my favorite event of the year and one of the many reasons I love living in the Cuban capital. Read More

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