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Cuban films are screened in Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 12 (Prensa Latina) The film "Cuba libre" (Free Cuba), by Jorge Luis Sanchez, will be screened in Buenos Aires on Thursday, as part of a film series from the Caribbean nation organized in the framework of the 46th International Book Fair of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Released in 2015, the film proposes an approach to the history of the Caribbean nation from the perspective of two children who experience the US intervention after the defeat suffered by Spain in the 1898 war.

According to the program, the film will be shown at the Libros del Pasaje Center at 19:30 hours, local time, and it is the third to be screen in this cultural center since May 5.

On Saturday, filmgoers could see “El Mayor” (The Major), directed by Rigoberto Lopez, about the life of Ignacio Agramonte (1841-1873), one of the most outstanding figures of the Cuban independence struggles.

Alejandro Gil’s “Inocencia” (Innocence) was previously screened. The film is about the shooting of eight medical students in 1871 and the actions conducted by Cuban doctor and patriot Fermin Valdes Dominguez (1852-1910) to demonstrate the injustice of that event.

Argentine cinema fans could also enjoy “Volveran los abrazos” (Hugs Will Return), a documentary by Maritza Ceballo and Jonal Cosculluela that tells the story of the experience by Cuban doctors in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Kirchner Cultural Center in Buenos Aires is also showing the aforementioned feature films.

Inaugurated on April 28, the Fair has Havana as a Guest of Honor and includes several activities until April 16.


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