Havana Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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   Online 10 – 15 November 2020
‘Celebrating Extraordinary Cuba’

This year’s Havana Glasgow Film Festival will run online from 10 –15 Novembe. As usual it will be packed full of  a high quality mix of thought-provoking Cuban films, Cuban culture, debate and some special surprises.

The theme is EXTRAORDINARY CUBA with a fo9cus on health and innovation in Cuba.

Highlights will include:


Day of the Flowers + Q&A  – Pre Festival Event

28 October 2020  – 7.30 – 9.45pm

Two Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a popular party girl, travel to Cuba to scatter their late father’s ashes. In losing and trying to reclaim their father’s ashes, the bickering sisters set off on a journey that  takes them through romance, danger and the discovery of old family secrets.

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The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia, an invitation to another planet, Inocencia – a true story about the unjust murder of Cuban medical students and Beyond the Hurricanes – a documentary about the resilience of the Cuban people in the face of extreme weather cycles.

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(Hugo Rivalta and Eirene Houston, Directors HGFF)

HGFF’s cultural programme will include conversations with author and academic Helen Yaffe, who has recently published We are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People have Survived in a Post-Soviet World, a live Cuban cookery class with Masterchef winner Gary Maclean and a live discussion with Cuban-based film collective Belly of the Beast.




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Virtual Glasgow Mela 2020

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