African Film Week in Santiago de Cuba
The central movie theater Cuba became the stage of filmic proposals of the black continent, through which viewers could see violence, poverty and love that are the essence of the films A Screaming Man, The Price of Forgiveness and The hero.
Awarded at the famous Cannes Film Festival, the film A Screaming Man tells the story of Adam, a former swimming champion, whom the Chadian authorities asked to contribute to the civil war with money or fighting.
Meanwhile, The price of forgiveness, also known internationally, offers a proposition about a fishing village on the south coast of Senegal, while The hero, patterns the life of a veteran of the Angolan military confrontation facing the challenges of integration and survival. This film week also introduced other African films as Bamako, Ramata, Ali Zaoua; Prince of Casablanca, Il will pleuvoir sur Conakry, Pieces d'Identités, Garagrouz and others.
Unknown and very few broadcast, audiovisual creations of African cinema arrive in Santiago de Cuba, also sponsored by ICAIC, the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry and the Provincial Directorate of Film.