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.
Students of the International Film and Television School (EICTV), located in San Antonio de los Baños, recently visited the Pueblo Textil.Read More
Havana - Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Friday congratulated the highbrow Graziella Pogolotti, who was awarded the Dignity Prize granted by the Cuban Journalist Union (UPEC).
¨Doctor and Professor, we congratulate you with love, admiration and respect. You really deserve it,¨the Cuban president live-tweeted attaching an article about the decoration published in the national newspaper Granma.Read More
The documentary film "Pattaki", directed by Everlane Moraes and produced by Gregorio Rodríguez, has been selected to participate in the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
This is about a thesis of graduates in Documentary Management in 2018, as part of the regular course of the International Film and Television School (EICTV), in San Antonio de los Baños.Read More