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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Cuban Film Week Opens in Russia



Moscow, Sep 14.- Russia is screening as of today four Cuban feature-length films at the Illusion Cinema in this capital.

The president of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), Roberto Smith de Castro, is heading the delegation of Cuban artists and filmmakers who will be here until Saturday, September 16.

The screening of Cuban films opened with 'Cuba Libre' (Free Cuba), by director Jorge Luis Sanchez.

ICAIC representative Yuleuvis Valdes Alvarez; Arturo Santana Vila, director of the film 'Bailando con Margot' (Dancing with Margot); and Gabriela Ramos Gomez, an actress in 'Últimos días en La Habana' (Last Days in Havana), are also part of the Cuban delegation.

The Cuban representation also includes Lester Hamlet, with his feature-length film 'Ya no es antes' (No Longer Before), in which legendary actors Luis Alberto Garcia and Isabel Santos performed together again, after their 1988 mythical film 'Clandestinos' (Clandestines).

The show includes the latest Cuban films, which were premiered during the 37th and 38th editions of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in December 2015 and 2016, respectively, in Havana. (by Antonio Rondon Garcia/Prensa Latina)