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Monday, November 12, 2018

Camagüey college students interested in the inclusion of audiovisuals in academic context

Camagüey, Nov 12. -Students of the University of Camagüey Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz, interested in including audiovisual culture in the academic context, integrated the university cinema club, belonging to the project El Callejón de los Milagros (The Alley of Miracles).

In this first meeting they talked about Professor José Manuel Valdés-Rodríguez, who did a pioneering work in Cuba to organize courses at the University of Havana where recognized figures, such as Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Guillermo Cabrera Infante took awareness of the importance of cinema beyond hegemonic interpretation.

In addition, they visited the exhibition QR Gallery, recently inaugurated in the Audiovisual Complex Nuevo Mundo and knew about the possibilities of downloads, from a free Wi-Fi network, books, articles and magazines about cinema, specialized catalogues of films and filmmakers, cultural billboards and the memories of events such as El Almacén de la Imagen and the National Workshop of the Critic Film.

Juan Antonio García Borrero, manager of El Callejón de los Milagros, a project conceived for the promotion of audiovisual culture, explained that the cinema club is a space where a sort of mysticism works lot of and they allow that a small group of people share interests and visions.

In modern times it is wise to update our ways of promoting audiovisual culture, if one takes into account that many of these young people have at home storage devices and players that allow them to store more movies and series every day; added.

Each month the date will be at the headquarters of the project El Callejón de los Milagros, young people who share the need to encourage critical thinking about the consumption of audiovisual materials.

The initiative proposes the articulation of a learning strategy for the integral formation of individuals that contributes to intelligent ways of living and creating from technology. (Yusarys Benito Deliano/Radio Cadena Agramonte) (Photo: File)