Int”l Contemporary Cinema at Havana Festival

Int''l Contemporary Cinema at Havana FestivalHavana, Dec 6. -Some 20 motion pictures, including the best fiction and documentary films shot in 2010, will be screened at the International Panorama section of the 32nd Havana Film Festival.

The films from Africa, Europe and Africa portray the current situation in such countries as Spain, Norway, Iran, India, Egypt, Germany, Palestine and France, among others.

Denmark will be represented by Thomas Vinterberg's "Submarino", which recreates the childhood of two brothers who are victims of poverty, abuse and their mother's alcoholism. Other films are a documentary from Great Britain and Xiaolu Guo's "She, A Chinese ".

Indian films include Aamir Khan's "Like Stars on Earth", which is about the life of a boy whose fantasies help him to survive in a boarding school where his parents sent him.

France brought Catherine Corsini's "Leaving" and Philippe Lioret's "Welcome", while Egypt will be represented by Yousry Nasrallah's "Scheherazade Tell Me a Story ", which is about Hebba and Karim, two journalists whose destinies will play a dirty trick on them. (Prensa Latina)