Humberto Hernández Presented with 2015 National Cinema Prize

HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25 – Renowned Cuban producer Humberto Hernández was presented on Tuesday with the 2015 National Cinema Prize, the day when the 56th anniversary of the creation of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) was marked.

HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25 – Renowned Cuban producer Humberto Hernández was presented on Tuesday with the 2015 National Cinema Prize, the day when the 56th anniversary of the creation of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) was marked.

Hernández, the first of his profession to receive this award, received the certificate from Culture Minister Julián González and ICAIC President Roberto Smith de Castro, who went to the house of the veteran artist to bring him a message of affection from his colleagues, ACN reported.

In his words of praise towards Hernández, Enrique Pineda, winner of the 2006 National Cinema Prize, acknowledged the high sensitivity and artistic creativity of the Cuban producer, while defining him as a colleague, loyal friend and always affable person.

Born in Havana on May 25, 1932, he began to work at ICAIC in 1963 as assistant producer in two feature films: En días como estos, by ...

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