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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

President Raul Castro Attends Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Film Institute

Havana, March 25 .- Cuban President Raul Castro attended on Tuesday the main activity commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), which was held at the Karl Marx Theater.

The ceremony included the premiere of the Cuban movie "Ciudad en Rojo" (City in Red) by moviemaker Rebeca Chavez; the film will be  screened on Cuban movie theaters starting April 2.

After 1959, the Cuban movie industry became one of the major cultural achievements of the Revolution and it also encouraged the development of the New Latin American Cinema Movement. (Taken from RHC)