The film Birds of Passage, by Colombian directors Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego, won the 40th Havana International Festival of New Latin American Cinema's Coral Award for Best feature-length fiction film.
The Teatro Tuyo Company has been granted recently the Rubén Vigón award for to the best lighting design, for ¡¡PUM !!!; while actor Alejandro Batista was awarded the "Adolfo Llauradó", for his role in Juegos Olímpiclowns.
The most authentic of the Cuban rhythms is passionately defended during the 14th Barbarito Diez Festival of Popular Music, in Manatí; especially on the occasion of the 109th anniversary of the birth of the "Prince of Danzón," this December 4th.
International Festival Of New Latin American Cinema: Significant Presence of Cuban Cinematography in the Festival’s 40th EditionWritten by Mireya Castañeda
Thirteen films by Cuban filmmakers are up for a Coral Award at the 40th International Festival of New Latin America Cinema, in the categories of Feature length, Fictional Short, Documentary, Animation, and Debut; as well as one for Post-production, five in Unpublished Screenplay, and 13 Film Posters.