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José Wilker to be in Havana

It was recently known that the popular Brazilian actor José Wilker, main character of films like Doña Flor y sus dos maridos (Mrs. Flor and her two husbands) and the soap opera Roque Santero, will be one of the personalities who will attend the XXVIII New Latin American Film Festival of Havana. Read More

Telesur to participate in Havana Film Festival

The Telesur satellite television channel will participate in Havanas New Latin American Cinema Festival for the first time, supporting Latin American and Caribbean audiovisual creators with an award for the Best Documentary from the South, to be disputed between 150 documentary films in competition. Read More

Ralph Fiennes at the Latin American Film and TV School

Celebrated British actor, Ralph Fiennes, says he is "very pleased, honored and happy to be in Cuba." The movie star delivered on Monday several master classes at the International Film and TV School in San Antonio de los Banos, where he is invited as special guest, on the occasion of the schools 20th anniversary. Read More

Mexican drama opens Cuba Film Festival

The 28th New Latin American Cinema Festival opened Tuesday in Havana with the screening of Pans Labyrinth, a film by Mexican director Guillermo del Toro that artfully combines a magical fairytale with the crude reality of post-Civil War Spain and which kept the audience on the edge of their seats throughout. Read More

Havana Film Festival opens Tuesday

The 28th edition of the New Latin American Cinema Festival opens in Havana on Tuesday with over a dozen Havana theaters showing hundreds of fiction, documentary, animated and short films through December 15. Read More

Only one director for a Coral

Something that has drawn much attention is in the competing film line-up at the 28th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema is the fact theres only one female director candidate for a Coral in the Best fiction film category. Precisely its Brazilian director Tata Amaral. Read More

Cuba, Mexico awarded at Huelva Film Fest

The Mexican film El Violin by Francisco Vargas deserved the Golden Colon while the Cuban production "Paginas del Diario de Mauricio" by Manuel Perez was awarded the Special Prize of the Huelva Festival. Read More

463 entries to be screened in Havana Film Festival

A total of 463 films are to be presented at the Havana Latin American Film Festival due to start on December 5th and last through the 15th. The Cuban capital will once again be showing the latest the Latin American film industry has to offer in all its main cinemas. The Festival has become a major social phenomenon that attempts to satisfy the differing interests of its spectators since its inception in 1979. Read More

Young Italian Film Fest in Cuba

For the first time in Cuba a festival will be dedicated to the youngest Italian Cinema producers, in which seven movies will be shown, sources from Institute of Art and Cinematographic Industry specified. Read More

Havana Film Festival to open December 5th

he 28th Festival of New Latin American Cinema will open in Havana on December 5 with the film El Laberinto del fauno from Mexican director Guillermo del Toro and will close with Volver, the latest from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Read More

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