Cuba's filmmakers pursue celluloid dreams

Annual Latin American film fest opens doors to new wave of young and independent cinema in communist state.

    Cuban cinema has had a history of highs and lows, often struggling through the country’s economic and political turmoil.

    Now the island is hosting a film festival, which is giving a number of local filmmakers an opportunity to voice their optimism.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Havana.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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