Caribbean Cinema at Havana ALBA Cultural Center

Havana, Aug 31. -The ALBA Cultural Center of Havana is organizing a Caribbean cinema week, as part of the meeting of filmmakers from Africa, the Caribbean and its diasporas, from September 12 through 16.For five days, this institution and the Charles Chaplin movie theater will screen African films, the ALBA Cultural Center's general assistant director Betsy Rojo told Prensa Latina.

As part of the program, September 2 will be dedicated in audiovisuals to Chile, organized by the Tricontinental magazine, with the screening of the film "Post mortem," by Pablo Larrain, winner of many international awards.

The book "Cuba-USA, Dies tiempos de una relación" by Ramon Sanchez-Parodi, who was the head of the Cuban Interest Section in Washington (1977-1989), and was published by the Ocean Sur publishing house, will be launched on September 17, Rojo said.

The ALBA Cultural Center will also open an exhibition of 25 works by 19 Cuban artists who illustrated the book "Desde la soledad y la esperanza" (From Solitude and Hope), published by Capital San Luis publishing house.

They were inspired in the patriotism of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters, Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero, unjustly held in U.S. prisons, she noted. (Prensa Latina)