Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

Cuban films set to compete for Ariel and Goya Awards

The animated film Meñique by Ernesto Padrón and the movie Dressed as a Bride by Marilyn Solaya have been chosen to represent Cuba at the Ariel and Goya Awards respectively.

Meñique was selected for being an excellent cinematographic adaptation of a short story version published by Cuban National hero José Martí at La Edad de Oro magazine. Meanwhile, Dressed as a Bride, is a movie dealing with a subject not frequently dealt with by the national film industry.

The selection commission was made up of director Jorge Luis Sánchez, actress Eslinda Núñez, the Cuban Film Institute’s Vice-President for International Relations, Susana Molina, producer Frank Cabrera and director Patricia Ramos, who also decided not to choose any Cuban movie to the Oscar Award competition.

Edited by Damian Donestevez
Commentaries
MAKE A COMMENT
  • Cuban President winds up government visit to Santiago de Cuba
  • RHC's Caribbean Outlook Show
  • RHC's Arts Roundup
  • Cuba insists Washington is manipulating diplomat health incidents
  • President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulates Cuban journalists on Cuban Press Day
  • Expert: Title III of Helms-Burton aims to limit Cuba’s access to foreign capital sources
NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

5750955

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3920
  • today: 2121
  • online: 122
  • total: 5750955