Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Español
  • English
  • Português
  • Esperanto
  • العربية
  • Français
  • Italiano
  • Follow Us on
  • Radio Habana Cuba en Facebook
  • Radio Habana Cuba en Twitter
  • Radio Habana Cuba en Youtube
  • Canal RSS principal
  • sent_message

Santiago Álvarez Documentary Festival in Santiago in March

The International Santiago Álvarez in Memoriam Documentary Festival will be held in eastern Santiago de Cuba from March 6 through 11th with the attendance of 7 countries. 

At a news conference, Lázara Herrera, director of the Cuban Film Institute’s Santiago Álvarez office, said that the festival is scheduled to be held at a beautiful and renovated city with the support of the province’s government.  Documentaries from Cuba, Germany, Argentina, the United States, Spain, Mexico, Peru –the guest country- and other nations are competing at the documentary film gathering.

The eastern city’s neighborhoods will have documentary, film screenings and discussion, according to Herrera, who added that the festival will pay homage to Iván Nápoles, Miriam Talavera, Jerónimo Labrada and Daniel Diez, filmmakers closely linked to the work of Santiago Alvarez, considered one of the world’s best documentary makers.

Herrera, who is Álvarez’s widow, said that the response of documentary makers from all over the world has been one of her greatest satisfactions as festival organizer in its 15 editions. She added, however, that the event’s main challenge is to again make an annual festival, because Cuba has one of the greatest documentary makers in the world: Santiago Álvarez, she concluded.

Edited by Damian Donestevez
Commentaries
MAKE A COMMENT
  • RHC's Arts Roundup (March 22, 2017)
  • Cuba and Czech Republic Sign Cooperation Agreement in Agricultural Sector
  • RHC's Regular Program DXERS UNLIMITED, with Professor Arnaldo 'Arnie' Coro
  • World Leaders Express Solidarity with Peru
  • President Raúl Castro Expresses Solidarity with Peru in Wake of Natural Disaster
  • RHC's Arts Roundup (March 17, 2017)
NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

2914664

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 4991
  • today: 3132
  • online: 248
  • total: 2914664