Cuban Cinema: The Star of the 16th Havana Film Festival New York

With the showing of the film Boccaccerías Hananeras (Boccaccio in Havana), by Arturo Sotto, the 16th Havana Film Festival New York began at the Directors Guild of America Theater.

With the showing of the film Boccaccerías Hananeras (Boccaccio in Havana), by Arturo Sotto, the 16th Havana Film Festival New York began at the Directors Guild of America Theater.

With a selection of almost fifty films and a tribute to Gabriel García Márquez, the current edition ended Thursday, April 17th, when the awards to the best materials were granted.

Every year since its foundation, that event is part of a project of the American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba in the New York boroughs of Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx, although the Quad Cinema is its main headquarters.

Under the care of Luciano Castillo, director of Cinemateca de Cuba, the Festival included in its official program a retrospective of Cuban films with a strong musical presence in their contents, of styles and allegorical inclinations to dance and popular dances with the intention of recapturing genuine values of ...

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Ernesto Rancaño and La carta que nunca te escribí

Recently, the Gallery Collage Habana presented artist Ernesto Rancaño’s most recent portfolio, La Carta que nunca te escribí.

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Gender Bending Awareness in Ena Lucía Portela

Ena Lucía Portela (Havana, 1972) is one of the most promising voices in Cuban contemporary literature. Her complex, nonconformist, iconoclastic, rebellious and confident work has a theoretical and psychological density that is seldom seen within women’s literature.

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Music Award Returns to Casa de las Américas

Music returns to Casa de las Américas with the Seventh Composition Award. Its contributions range from the string quartet to visual and sound experimentation and its objective tries to stimulate and disseminate the most recent creations within symphonic, chamber and choral music.

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Omara: Cuba, A Documentary for Whom?

Apropos of Omara: Cuba, a documentary film by Cuban filmmaker Lester Hamlet dedicated to the diva of the Buena Vista Social Club.

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