The Cuban film Vestido de Novia or Dressed like a Bride is currently being screened in Havana’s most important movie theaters, featuring the story of first Cuban who had a sex reassignment surgery.
Starred by Laura de la Uz, Isabel Santos and Luis Alberto García, the film, which won the Popularity or Audience’s Award at Havana’s 36th New Latin American Film Festival in December, 2014, was directed by Marily Solaya, who had already made a documentary titled In the Wrong Body.
The movie tells the story of a just-married couple living a happy life when a secret comes to light, unleashing a series of conflicts in which the protagonists become victims of social bias. This woman, however, after having being released from the wrong body she was born in realizes that she hasn’t been able to free herself from the social macho environment she lives in. Dressed like a Bride not only deals with individual but social conflicts as well.
Havana - Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, one of Cuba's most renowned intellectuals, died on Friday of a painful illness at the age of 77.
Leal's work was transcendental to the preservation of the legacy of illustrious figures who are paradigms in Cuba and Ibero-America.Read More
Havana - The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.Read More
A Greek initiative to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban doctors who are fighting against the Covid-19 in the world was presented in this capital.Read More