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Latin America’s oldest cinema festival
Latin America Screen

Latin America’s oldest cinema festival

The International Cinema Festival of Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia (FICCI – in its Spanish initials), having recently reached its 50th anniversary last March 26th, is getting ready for its 51st edition, which will be celebrated between the 24th of February and the 3rd of March next year. The festival […]

“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”
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“A Liszt of Cuban Ebony”

José Manuel Jiménez Berroa, was compared to one of the greatest pianists of the 19th century, Franz Liszt, by the Dominican musician Américo Lugo Romero. Romero was a student of Jiménez in Germany where the Cuban pianist would seduce audiences with the quality of his performances. “The Jiménez and Berroa […]

The exile of ghosts
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The exile of ghosts

– Remembering Fernando Garavito – “If the verse could imprison grey ghosts when you pass” . José Asunción Silva “Would you like a Whisky”  Maria asks me with her usual speed, throwing her feet outwards and slipping into her office while making me this proposal, unusual for her at any […]