Havana Hosts Iranian Film Festival

The Havana premier of the 2012 Oscar winning movie Una separación (A separation), which won the coveted prize as best foreign film, opened a one-week Iranian Film Festival, featuring the best of Persian culture.»

Cuban Films to San Diego’s Latino Festival

Cuban cinematography will be well represented at the Latino Film Festival of San Diego, where five motion pictures, including “Habanastation”, by Ian Padrón, will be screened. Over 20,000 people are expected to attend the festival.»

Cuba: Abel Prieto Appointed as Presidential Advisor

After 15 years as Cuba’s minister of culture, Abel Prieto was appointed as advisor to Cuban President Raul Castro, according to an official communiqué made public by local media. Rafael Bernal, deputy minister of culture since 1997, will replace Abel Prieto.»