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!
As I leave the shivering city centre behind and open the doors to the Classic Grand’s Main Hall, I’m forced to ask myself if I really am still in Glasgow, … Continue reading A Night with Havana D' Primera
From the window of the room where I am, I look at the beautiful Sunrise and cold in Glasgow. The heat comes a few hours later, with the first rays … Continue reading My First Words In Glasgow
After watching Eirene Houston’s Day of the Flowers, I noticed that one of the most memorable performances in it is that of Carlos Acosta, who plays the tour guide and … Continue reading HGFF Close-Ups: Carlos Acosta
A day before. My mom, humble woman of 70, has never been on a plane; I yes. For work issues, I have travelled around the island in various aircraft. My … Continue reading 'Our Man in Havana' Coming to Glasgow Part 2
Hugo Rivalta, TV writer, film maker, journalist and also our Havana co director of the #HGFF15, writes for us about what it feels like to be leaving Cuba for the … Continue reading 'Our Man in Havana' Coming to Glasgow
¡Qué bola! Seeing as Havana is being brought to Glasgow this autumn (31st October-8th November) with the 1st Havana Glasgow Film Festival, I thought it would be fun to make … Continue reading Glaswegian to Cuban Spanish – Learn the Lingo!
…to our Havana/Glasgow Film Festival blog! Through this blog we want to share with you a wide range of stories, from Cuban cinema and culture to the connections between the … Continue reading A Very Warm Welcome…