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Cuban Lens: Contemporary Cinema and Emerging Filmmakers

Cuban Lens: Contemporary Cinema and Emerging Filmmakers is a one-day film screening and directors’ discussion to take place on Wednesday, May 31, at 7:00pm, at New York University’s… 383 more words


“Esteban” at the Chicago Latino Film Festival

Cuban film Esteban, a first film by Jonall Cosculluela, won the Audience Choice Award at the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF). The film previously won a Bronze Horse at the Stockholm International Film Festival. 126 more words


Call for Submissions: Encyclopedia of Cuban Cinema

Drs. Salvador Murguia and Sean O’reilly (Akita International University) extend a Call for Contributors for the Encyclopedia of Cuban Cinema Film:

Description/Guidelines: This volume takes up the topic of Cuban Cinema from its early days of film production to the present. 253 more words


¡Viva! 23 #9: Santa y Andrés (Cuba-Colombia-France 2016)

This Cuban offering during ¡Viva! is an example of the sometimes confounding nature of Cuban art and culture. I looked in vain in the end credits for any mention of the Cuban state film agency ICAIC, but it didn’t appear. 974 more words

Festivals And Conferences

Chucho Valdés on Improvising the Musical Score for “Esteban”

Manuel Betancourt comments on Esteban, a moving, award-winning Cuban film about a young boy who aspires to be a pianist. He writes about the screening and the Q&A that followed the screening at the packed theater, where director Jonal Cosculluela was joined on stage by Valdés and his producer and wife Maritza Ceballo. 470 more words


Raúl Rodríguez receives ICAIC’s National Film Award

Cuban cinematographer Raúl Rodríguez was awarded the ICAIC’s National Film Award at a ceremony marking the 58th anniversary of the founding of the institution on March 24. 101 more words


North America take 3 - A Cuban, childrens' take on Romeo and Juliet

Viva Cuba – Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti (2005)

It’s been a long week so I was thankful for this easy-viewing, cute, 80 minute Cuban children’s film. 552 more words