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Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica

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Works: 205 works in 721 publications in 6 languages and 13,822 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Melodrama  Popular music  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
 
Most widely held works by Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music
Fresa y chocolate Strawberry and chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David, a student at Havana University, is devastated when his girlfriend marries someone else. When he meets a gay artist, Diego, he is drawn to his cultured lifestye and a friendship forms between them
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Spanish and French and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this romantic comedy, Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and a surprise reunion with her once beloved, Candido. Overjoyed with the rekindled memories of her first love, Yoyita's elated heart fizzles while in Candido's embrace. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted for political nonconformity, and her husband Adolfo, a tasteless government official in charge of the funeral proceedings. As the cortège wends westward across Cuba, its path keeps crossing that of Mariano, a gallant truck driver who once had a crush on Gina and whose recurring presence crystallizes her doubts about her marriage
La Ultima Cena The last supper ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is a dazzling moral tale of a pious late-eighteenth-century slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Retrato de Teresa Portrait of Teresa by Pastor Vega ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teresa is a housewife and mother whose involvement in political and cultural groups incurs the displeasure of her husband
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez Valdés ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss
Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes A very old man with enormous wings ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parmi les ruines laissées par un cyclone en Colombie, atterrit un vieil homme avec des ailes énormes. Cette anatomie quasi miraculeuse attire les curieux et les dévots du monde entier. Muet et hirsute, cette "créature" fantastique est logée dans un poulailler alors que ses hôtes et visiteurs curieux attendent son message angélique, qui se révèlera une bénédiction douteuse
Lucia by Humberto Solás ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during three periods in Cuban history (the 1890s, the 1930s and the 1960s), the film portrays three different Lucias, emphasizing each Lucia's role as a woman in the social milieu of the period
La muerte de un burocrata The death of a bureaucrat ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarcastic and humorous portrayal of Cuban bureaucracy as seen in the story of a man's mounting frustration with his fruitless attempts to procure the pension of a recently-deceased uncle
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and political milieu
I am Cuba the ultimate edition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 'O mamute Siberiano, ' Vicente Ferraz documents the making of Soy Cuba, which was largely panned by Cubans, the Soviet Union and the West at its release, then nearly forgotten. Using new and archival footage and interviews, he also contrasts the Cuba shown in the film with the Cuba forty years later. Surviving members of the cast and crew are interviewed regarding the film's rediscovery and subsequent reclassification as a cinema masterpiece
Barrio Cuba ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at life and everyday struggles in Havana through three main stories -- when a woman dies in childbirth, the new father runs away; a lonely woman is courted by an older man, but can't forget her first love; a couple's relationship crumbles when they can't conceive a child
I︠A︡-- Kuba ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Spanish and Russian and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution
Nada + ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lighthearted story of a Cuban postal worker and how she copes with her dreary life
Memorias del subdesarrollo memories of underdevelopment ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1960's. A study of Cuban society before and after the revolution as seen through the eyes of a man who is a landlord and self-styled intellectual/writer. This was the class of people not sufficiently motivated to leave when Castro came to power, but also did not fit into his new society
I am Cuba by Mikhail Kalatozov ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A través de cuatro historias, Soy Cuba describe la lenta evolución de Cuba, del régimen de Batista a la revolución de Fidel Castro. Son cuatro narraciones que refuerzan el ideal comunista frente al capitalismo. A lo largo de estos episodios, Cuba se libera de sus dependencias políticas para reafirmar su identidad, singular e independiente, con sus contradicciones y esperanzas
Krik? Krak! tales of a nightmare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Haiti's misery under two generations of Duvaliers. Reeling into the barbarously haunting allegorical world of living history and corrupted spiritualism that merge with riveting, exclusive sequences of Duvalierist tyranny, we experience an impression of the subliminal world that fuels the life and death battle to crack the shackled life. Clandestinely-filled prisons, Macoute spies, a sabotoged plantation, a perilous sea escape, and executions and torture abound. Tension builds. A popular bloody revolt. A soldier kills a fisherboy, shattering the dream. Incensed throngs revive the ancestral quest for a just New Haiti
La edad de la peseta The silly age ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1950's Havana, before the Revolution, Samuel is brought to Havana by his mother Alicia, a newly divorced woman, to live with her long-ignored mother Violeta. At first, Violeta teases and commands Samuel. She tries to intimidate him a little and threatens him with being sent away to school. But, rather suddenly he becomes Violeta's protégé. She's a portrait photographer and Samuel becomes her assistant. Gradually a nice relationship between Violeta and Samuel develops. Alicia meets Ramon, the plump and proper owner of a shoe store. Alicia goes to work at Ramon's shop, and eventually they marry. Meanwhile, Samuel receives some advanced kissing lessons. Samuel meets a beautiful woman delivering photo portraits. She is Violeta's most beautiful model, a movie star named film star Nuria. She turns out to be the girlfriend of one of the most famous heroes of the Cuban Revolution
Hasta cierto punto Up to a certain point ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This clever self-reflexive satire about the battle of the sexes in contemporary Cuba tells the story of an educated, liberal filmmaker who, in doing research for a film about the social problem of machismo in Cuban society, finds himself falling in love with the sexy, liberated Lina, a pioneering female dockworker
 
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Cuban Institute of Cinema Arts.
Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry.
Cuban Institute on Cinematographic Arts and Industry.
I.C.A.I.C.
ICAIC.
ICAIC (Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica)
Institut für Filmkunst und Filmindustrie La Habana
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica.
Instituto cubano de arte e industria cinematográficos
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematografica.
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos
Kubanisches Institut für Filmkunst und Filmindustrie La Habana
Kubański Instytut Przemysłu i Sztuki Filmowej.
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