16th Young Film Show to Take Place in Havana

16th Young Film Show to Take Place in HavanaHAVANA,March 29 (PL) The 16th Young Show of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) will be exhibiting over 50 domestic and foreign productions from April 4th to 9th, organizers announced.

This event will envisage 40 works, out of which 25 fictions, 10 documentaries and five animations, but for the first time there will be a selection of 15 registered but not chosen works included in a new section called Bonus.

Producers Lester Hamlet and Maryulis Alfonso, actor Mario Guerra and directors Denise Guerra and Maykel Martinez make up the jury in charge of awarding unique prizes in Fiction, Documentary, Animation categories.

12 institutions will be taking responsibility for awarding some collateral prizes to young filmmakers and the audience will have the opportunity to vote by cell phones to establish a Public Award.

The special presentations include Patricia Ramos’s first work ‘El techo’ (The Roof), and the documentary entitled ‘La Habana del amanecer al anochecer’ (Havana from dawn to dusk) that abridged some multiple stories of one day in this capital as a result of a workshop taught by Polish professors.

Among the overseas guests are the Americans Maria Clement and Paul Federbush from Sundance Institute, and the Spanish Carlota Coronado and Giovanni Maccelli from Zambrano Productions, the latters will give a stop motion animation course.