“CUBA, LIBRE?” HITS 80 FILM FESTIVALS

Cuba, Libre? has just become a film festival Official Selection for the 80th time.

This is the first year for the Panama City Independent Film Festival.

Its spring edition will take place on May 27-28, 2022 at the “Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center at Panama City Airport” in Panama City, Florida.

Judges will select the films, give the best one in each category an award for contest Winner, along with an Honorable Mention & an Audience Choice Award. 

Cuba, Libre? will vie for the “Best Feature Documentary” award.

The festival’s Website says:

Famous for a sublime coastline, pristine waters and abundant wildlife, Panama City presents the ideal locale for a beach vacation.  Home to an eclectic mix of art and entertainment, Panama City is a progressively creative art city and we think that films are the highest point of the Art. Our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers’ careers.

A second edition of the festival is planned for November of 2022.

“CUBA, LIBRE?” PICKED BY ANOTHER FESTIVAL

Cuba, Libre? has just become a film festival “Official Selection” for the 78th time since its release in January of 2016.

The Cobb International Film Festival will be held from August 4-7, 2022 in the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre on Marietta Square in Marietta, Georgia, about a 45 minute drive northwest from Atlanta. Cuba, Libre? will be competing for the festival’s “Best Documentary” award.

The festival is a meeting place for filmmakers and people who are interested in the world in all its variety and different approaches to life and offers filmmakers a platform to introduce their work and discuss topics shown in the film as well as the filmmaking process to encourage and create dialogue between people.

The festival accepts feature-length films, short films and documentary films of all lengths from filmmakers at all different levels.

“Cuba, Libre?” Wins Another Award

It is the 23rd award the film has won including 7 for “Best Documentary.”
The AFF has also awarded an Honorable Mention to filmmaker Dick Jordan’s other documentary Remembering Kindertransport about Marion Walter, a young Jewish girl who escaped Germany in the British Kindertransport project that took children like herself to live in England on the eve of World War II.
Walter later emigrated to the United States and became a noted professor of mathematics at universities in the U.S. (Click here to watch the film’s trailer.)

“Cuba, Libre?” Heads “Down Under”

Cuba, Libre? has just become a film festival selection for the 77th time since its release six years ago.
The AFF has also selected filmmaker Dick Jordan’s other documentary Remembering Kindertransport about Marion Walter, a young Jewish girl who escaped Germany in the British Kindertransport project that took children like herself to live in England on the eve of World War II.
Walter later emigrated to the United States and became a noted professor of mathematics at universities in the U.S. (Click here to watch the film’s trailer.)
This year’s Australian Film Festival in Sidney will be online only and will take place later in February.

“Cuba, Libre?” Goes To Rome (Again)

Today Cuba, Libre? became a film festival Official Selection for the 76th time when it was chosen by the Italy International Film Festival.

The festival will be held at Rome’s Cinema Teatro Don Bosco on December 13, 2021 where Cuba, Libre? will compete for the festival’s “Best Documentary” award.

It was nominated for “Best Feature Doc” by the Rome Independent Prisma Film Awards in May of 2018.

In February of 2020 the film was a named a finalist for “Best International Documentary” by the Roma Cinema Docs film festival.

 

“CUBA, LIBRE?” HITS 74

The Western Canadian International Film Festival, a first year online festival an awards event that will take place on November 4, 2021 has made Cuba, Libre? an Official Selection, the 74th festival to select the film.

Filmmaker Dick Jordan submitted five additional films to WCIFF and all were made an Official Selection as well.