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2010 Havana Film Festival and Latin American Cinema

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by Antonio Mazón Robau - Translated by SRM. On December 3, 1979 the Chaplin movie theater opened in Havana Cuba with a grand celebration of the cinematic arts. This event brought the most significant gathering of film-makers from Latin America and the International Festival of the New Latin American… Read More

Photo exhibit - Exploring 50 years of Revolution in Cuba

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal The The Rich Mix Winter/Spring Retrospective photo exhibit and movie screening event will take place in London England from January 27 through February 27 at 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road. Rich Mix puts together a selection of films and photography that explore the recent… Read More

31st Havana International Film Festival begins in Havana

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On December 3rd, 1979 it was opened at the Chaplin Movie Theater in Havana the first issue of one event which, in time, will be recognized as the biggest and most significant cinematographic gathering in the Latin-American space: The international Festival of the New Latin-American Movie. Three decades… Read More

Sean Penn in Cuba with hopes to interview Fidel Castro

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Guardian.co.uk The actor Sean Penn has flown to Cuba to chase what would be the biggest scoop of his career as a part-time journalist: an interview with Fidel Castro. The Oscar winner, who last year bagged interviews with Raúl Castro and Hugo Chávez, is reportedly on assignment for Vanity Fair in his… Read More

Havana Nocturne book to be made into 1950s Cuba mafia movie

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By Steven Zeitchik | Hollywood Reporter A trio of prominent producers are teaming up for “Havana Nocturne,” a story of gangsters in 1950’s Cuba based on T.J. English’s New York Times bestseller. Eric Eisner (“Hamlet 2”), Gil Adler (“Superman Returns”),… Read More

Che movie with Benicio del Toro opens in December

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal The four plus hour epic “Che” movie will open in Los Angeles and New York on December 12. It will be split into two parts and released to a wider audience in January. Benecio del Toro stars as “La Revolution” hero Che Guevara. The first part of the… Read More

Arte por Cuba art sale fundraiser to raise money for Gibara Cuba

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By Redaction AHORA Some 90 artists from Latin America and Europe have donated works to the online Art for Cuba expo-sale organized by Cuban actor and painter Jorge Perugorria to rise funds to restore hurricane-stricken Gibara city, Holguin. Including 70 paintings, 22 engravings, five sculptures and nine… Read More

Havana Biennial Art Exhibition set for April 2009 in Cuba

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The official web site is BienalHabana.cult.cu and this article below comes from CubaHeadlines.com. Experts from the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center are reviewing more than 400 proposals submitted by artists from 32 nations in preparations for the 10th Havana Biennial Art Exhibition, which will celebrate… Read More

Italy to partner with Cuba on film production

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By NICK VIVARELLI | Variety Italy and Cuba have signed a co-production agreement under which Silvio Berlusconi-owned Medusa is expected to shoot a comedy by Italo helmer Paolo Virzi on the Caribbean isle. The Italy-Cuba co-production treaty was inked in Havana by Italian state film department chief Gaetano… Read More

Cinequest distributes Cuba movie Boxers and Ballerinas

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SPELLBINDING DOCUMENTARY JOINS CINEQUEST FAMILY Cinequest Distributes Award-Winning Film Following Cuban Artists and Athletes SAN JOSE, CA – April 30, 2008 – Cinequest is proud to provide film fans access to a groundbreaking documentary, which won Cinequest Film Festival’s Global Landscapes Directing… Read More

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