Last weekend showed how film can energise and activate communities. On Saturday four short films made by TV Serrana, a community-based TV studio set up in the Cuban Sierra Maestre, … Continue reading History, Community and Activity: The Havana Glasgow Film Festival
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Foyer, 2pm, Saturday 19 November Rare footage from pre-revolution Cuba will air for the first time in decades after Scottish technology firm iMetaFilm saved it … Continue reading Rescued pre-revolution footage unveiled at Havana Glasgow Film Festival
Saturday 19 November, CCA, 5.30pm We’re going out with a fang! In a celebration of Cuban Director Juan Padron, we’re showing cult animation Los Vampiros en Cuba about a Cuban … Continue reading Los Vampiros En Cuba!
Friday 18th November, CCA, 5.45pm A group of young Brazilian filmmakers in the 1960s said ‘Sim!’. Inspired by the Cuban revolution and new waves of cinema across the world, they … Continue reading Can Cinema Make A Revolution?
The Havana Glasgow Film Festival enters its final four days with the arrival of Cuban film and video director, Arturo Santana. Flying in from Havana yesterday – thanks to sponsorship … Continue reading Havana Glasgow Film Festival – final four days have many jewels.
CCA 12.50Pm CCA, Thursday 17 November After the Trump win at the US Elections last week, and with the right almost unbelievably on the rise in our modern world, this … Continue reading Ethel MacDonald: An Anarchist's Story
With the second annual Havana Glasgow Film Festival in full steam, tomorrow afternoon the CCA will play host to a retrospective of EICTV, Cuba’s international film school, featuring a selection … Continue reading The Best of Cuba's International Film School!
It has been widely documented that Raul Castro has been introducing policies to ‘open’ Cuba up to the outside world in recent years. As part of these policies, the arts … Continue reading Auntie Flo Live in Villalon – and Live in Glasgow tonight!
Closing event – Saturday 19th November – 12.30 to 3pm To wrap up the Havana Glasgow Film Festival, the organisers have an extremely exciting afternoon of events planned in one … Continue reading Closing Event – Saturday 19th November
Returning to Glasgow and our Film Festival. I feel like last year these days, restless, anxious; I look like one of those characters of Woody Allen, neurotic -half desperate. This … Continue reading Hugo Rivalta, our man in Havana and Co-Director of HGFF.
The Havana Glasgow Film Festival’s partners up with Auntie Flo, YES! He’s back in his home city fresh from his travels to Cuba, bringing with him his famous Highlife party … Continue reading We've partnered up with Auntie Flo, YES!
Watched this film with such a growing sense of excitement! It’s one of the best, most authentic films I’ve seen on the Cuban music scene. When most of us think … Continue reading 'La Rumba Me Llama' with Barbara Orton