The 30th annual International Festival of New Latin American Cinema starts today in Havana, Cuba. Venezuela has nine entries in the festival. Of these, three feature films are in the running to win the festival’s crowning “Coral” Prizes:
- 1, 2 y 3 mujeres by Andrea Catalán, Anabel Rodríguez and Silvia Andrea Ríos Goncalves (trailer)
- El tinte de la fama by Alejandro Bellame Palacios (trailer)
- Macuro, la fuerza de un pueblo by Hernán Jabes (trailer)
Currently making headlines are two Steven Soderbergh films about the life of Ernesto “Che” Guevara starring Benicio del Toro. A staggering 500 entries will be aired at the festival, which runs through December 12th.