An entertainment, informational and cultural medium, practically irreplaceable in these times, television officially debuted in Cuba some seven decades ago. The first transmission took place on October 24, 1950 through Channel 4, belonging to Union Radio Televisión, owned by Gaspar Pumarejo, on a remote control from the Presidential Palace, with the intervention of the then Head of State, Carlos Prío.
The so-called seventh art, his majesty the cinema, has always exercised a permanent fascination in the most diverse audiences of all continents, since its origins in the distant times of the late nineteenth century, in France
Tito Reacciona a Alicia Alonso, (Tito reacts to Alicia Alonso) is the title of the new cartoon by the successful Mexican youtuber series that pays tribute to Prima Ballerina Assoluta, who would celebrate her birth centennial last December, which will premiere next weekend throughout Cuba.
The Script and Poster award juries of the 42nd Havana International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will announce this Friday the winners of the Coral awards in both modalities, the only competitions held in 2020.
The Cuban Institute of Art and Industry of Cinema (ICAIC) will distinguish on Saturday with the 2020 National Film Award to the scriptwriter and professor Senel Paz and, post mortem, to the producer of animated films Francisco Prats alias Paco. The latter died on September 2nd, aged 76, when he was still working as a producer in the Animation Studios of ICAIC.
The Havana International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will screen this Friday the film 'Matar a Pinochet' (Kill Pinochet), a first work by Chilean director Juan Ignacio Sabatini, which depicts the attempted attack against the dictator in 1986.
The organizing committee of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema confirmed the celebration of the annual event, which will have its 42nd edition at two different times due to Covid-19
The 42nd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, headquartered in Havana, has over 1,800 films looking forward to participating in the film event, the organizing committee announced on Tuesday on its websites.
The 34th edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival (The Rediscovered Cinema), Bologna 2020, will screen three restored films by Cuban director Tomas Gutierrez Alea, the island's Embassy in Italy confirmed in Rome.
The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.
The 42nd edition of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will take place from December 3 to 13, and this time with a unique feature, as it will honor the health personnel who risked their lives in the fight against the new coronavirus in Cuba and the world.