Cubans to Enjoy New Films from the UK
HAVANA, Cuba, June 1 (ACN)—Rhys
Patrick, second secretary of the British embassy to Havana,
highlighted the opportunity of having a cultural
rapprochement between his country and Cuba, while presenting
a group of English films that will be screened in this
At the Cuban Film
Institute, the diplomat underlined that the screening is
part of the British Festival in Havana and that it includes
six important movies, diverse with respect to their themes
and aesthetics, which show the United Kingdom’s cinema
Patrick pointed out that this program celebrates the Olympic
and Paralympic games to be held in London this summer.
Among films to be shown from June 4th through the 10th at
the Infanta multiscreen movie complex he mentioned “Nowhere
boy,” by Sam Taylor-Wood, a biographic production about the
popular singer and composer of The Beatles.
Also among the feature films to be enjoyed Patrick
highlighted “Made in Dagenham,” by Nigel Cole, as well as a
documentary by Terence Davies, “Life in One Day,” based on
the videos published on the Internet by thousands of people
from around the world about one day in their lives.
He underlined that he expects to maintain these festivals on
the island over the next few years, and enrich them with the
visit of artists, directors, technicians and specialists, so
they can exchange their experiences with Cuban colleagues.