36th edition of Havana’s International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema

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The International Festival of New Latin American Film is the favorite moment for Cuban film fans. The regional film feast brings to Havana the best and most recent production of filmmakers around the world, and on occasion… the stars and filmmakers of the premiered films, for the enjoyment of the public that goes to the dark halls and bumps into them on the streets of the capital.

My Havana

Some of my friends make fun of the fact Havana was named one of the seven wonder cities of the world. They write about the large heaps of garbage on the streets, the miraculous endurance of ruined buildings, the geysers of sewage and how the pot-holes on the roads resemble war trenches.

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Isabel Santos: Queen of the 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 15 - Among the pleasant surprises brought by the 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema was the recurring presence of actress Isabel Santos, a dear face of Cuban cinema, who for several years was not seen on the big screen.

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Cuban Directors Celebrate Success of their Films at the Festival

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 13 –Ernesto Daranas, director of Conducta, said on Saturday he was surprised and moved for the success of his film, during the awards ceremony of collateral prizes of the 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, where it won five.

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Cuban Cinematography Grows, Says Jury Member at the New Latin American Film Festival

Interview with Juan Antonio García Borrero, member of the SIGNIS jury at the 36th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema and author of the blog Cine cubano, la pupila insomne

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  • STATEMENT BY THE CUBAN PRESIDENT

    HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 17 - Up next, due to its importance, Cubanow brings you the English version of the announcement made on Cuban radio and television by Cuban President Raúl Castro on Wednesday, December 17, on U.S.-Cuba relations, published by the www.cuba.cu Web site.

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    News Coverage: President Raúl Castro to Speak on Wednesday about Cuba-U.S. Relations

    HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 17 – Army General Raúl Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, will address the Cuban people and the international public opinion on Wednesday, December 17, to make an important announcement on relations with the United States.

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    Vestido de Novia: A Film That Had to be Made

    “This is a film we had to make, a very necessary film.” This is what filmmaker Marilyn Solaya firmly said about Vestido de novia in statements to the press during the 36th International Festival of New Latin American Film. Comments by the filmmaker and cast members.

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    The Corals, One More Year

    Conducta, Cuban film by Ernesto Daranas, won the 2014 Coral prize for Best Fiction Feature

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    I went to Havana… Famous guests at the 36th Havana Film Festival

    The International Festival of New Latin American Film is the favorite moment for Cuban film fans. This 36th edition was marked by the arrival of two Oscar winners, Emmy-winning writers, prestigious Hollywood producers, directors who are considered geniuses in their genres and actors who are very well known by fans of the small and large screen.

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    CUBA ENTRE TRES IMPERIOS…[1]

    In this book Ernesto Limia very successfully confronts a current Cuban paradox: the science of History, which is the most advanced among social sciences in Cuba, achieving great advances in numerous aspects with monographic works of great quality.

    James Gunn: I Have a Crucial Need to Make Films

    To see James Gunn in conference, listen to him speak and laugh at his own jokes is almost the same as going to a screening of his films: colorful, full of sarcasm, good doses of laughter – some at your own expense – and above all, talent.

    Conducta Wins Coral Prize at Havana’s Film Festival

    HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 15 - Conducta, an intimist and lucid portrayal of Cuban society, won the coveted Coral Prize in Best Feature Film in the 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, which wound up on Sunday with a ceremony at the capital’s Charles Chaplin movie theater.

    El Ingenio (The Sugar Mill): With Us Again

    I would like to take this opportunity to make some comments about the circumstances of the first edition, and some of the qualities and significance of this work, the best by one of the greatest historians of Cuba.

    Havana Festival: Animation, a Cinematographic Genre on the Rise in Latin America

    HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 14 – Due to the diversity of styles and thematic concerns, the about twenty films that competed in the category of Animation in the recently concluded 36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema evidence that this genre is on the rise in the region.