Hello Trump. Now What?

(Illustration: Jasper Rietman for NY Times) Tomorrow is January 20th. It’s official. Mr Trump will now be our President, and despite all the other issues to face internationally, this blog post is about one thing only — How “the Donald” will be handling Cuba/US relations and how you as an American can help shape policy…

Tiny (Minisculo) Animation

Muestra Joven is a showcase of young talent hosted by ICAIC (Cuba's Film Institute). It's sort of a competition festival of audiovisual work made by Cuba's youth today. This fresh director, René Alejandro Díaz Rodríguez, competes in the Animation section with his short film, Tiny (Minisculo). In only one minute, this animator seems to capture the "grandeur of small things". Moreover,…

Cuba’s First Big Zombie Movie

It seems 2011 is the year for Cuban cinema to step up its game. Probably the most anticipated Cuban film to come out this year is Juan of the Dead. Not only is it probably the biggest action film coming out of Cuba, but also the first major zombie movie. http://youtu.be/uaUIvY3BVQc I'm sort of obsessed with…