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Cuba: Festival of Poor Cinema

Malmi announces (es) the 4th International Festival of Poor Cinema, which takes place in Gibara, Cuba, from April 17-23, and discusses the festival's background and philosophy. “Those new technologies,” writes Malmi, “that widen the gap between rich and poor, when applied to the world of the image, allow for films to be produced on smaller budgets and have become a guarantee of the survival of cinema in countries which are underdeveloped or which exist on the margins of the lucrative cinema monopoly: this is the thesis of the organizers of this festival.”

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