The 14th Gibara’s International Cinema Festival will be carried out this year during the first week of July, in an exceptional circumstance, due to the parliamentary elections process and the beginning of the IX Legislature that will happen in April.
The Prensa Latina (PL) agency and foreign journalists accredited to the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema will give the Glauber Rocha Award to one of the movies in competition in the film festival underway in the Cuban capital.
The Colombo-Argentinean movie Killing Jesus, of the director Laura Mora, deserved, in this city, the Glauber Rocha Prize 2017 awarded by the foreign press accredited in the 39th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema.
Latin America has an important history and tradition in the production of animated films, Cuban researcher and critic Mario Masvidal, a member of the jury of the specialty at the 39th Festival of New Latin American Cinema, told Prensa Latina.
The members of the jury of the various specialties of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema were presented in Havana, only a few hours before the official opening of the event, which will run until December 17.
The organizing committee of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema pays tribute to US filmmaker James Ivory, with the screening of several of his films in the context of the event.