Cinema Travel Exhibition to Tour Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, May 4 (acn) The 4th Caribbean Cinema Travel
Exhibition will begin on May 10 in eastern Santiago de Cuba
province and will tour the island until July 5, when it will
arrive in this capital to be enjoyed on the screen of the
Chaplin movie theater.
Cuban producer Rigoberto Lopez,
president and promoter of the Exhibition, told ACN that this is
one of the most significant meetings of the region, because it
gets to 31 countries and overcomes the language barrier.
With the purpose of preserving the audiovisual memory of the
Caribbean in all of its diversity and favor its visibility, the
exhibition compiles the best of the regionís cinematography and
translates it into Spanish, English and French, its official
Frantz Voltaire, Norman de Palm and Bruce Paddington are some of
the filmmakers that, under Lopezís direction, have been part of
the selection committee.
The present edition is dedicated to the Caribbean Diaspora, and
its program includes 33 movies, between documentaries, animated
films, shorts and feature films, coming, among other nations,
from Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Costa Rica,
Barbados, the United States, Haiti, the Bahamas, the Dominican
Republic and Cuba.
The Exhibition became a regional meeting on July 8, 2006, when
its first edition was convened.
Anabel Fernandez, Communication specialist with the office in
charge of the Exhibition, told ACN that on this occasion there
will be other showings, like those dedicated to Haitian cinema,
after the earthquake that devastated that country in January,