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Cuban cinema, my first forages …….

Tweet I am so lucky to have access to a wonderful film library, reputedly one of the best in Latin America.  My husband is the director of one of the most unique film schools in the world and this has … Continue reading

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Mexicans, Scorpions and decapitations

Tweet I flew off to Guadalajara film festival for the third time last week.  Leaving my Saskia for the first time with her brothers and her adopted Cuban family.  Two nannies and Rafa’s driver, Mario.  In fact they all had … Continue reading

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Potatoes and the whole consumption game in Cuba …..

Tweet Potatoes disappeared  from sight here in Havana a couple of weeks before Christmas.  I managed to get hold of some a la izquierda, ie on the black market.  This entailed going to the big agro (veg market) on 19 … Continue reading

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Family life, my first Havana Birthday and the first US official visit to the Film School

Tweet We have been here just over 6 months now and my family is settling into a new rhythm. I have just celebrated my first Birthday in Cuba, and for the first time in years, I didn’t organise anything, as … Continue reading

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New Latin American Cinema ……… and me.

Tweet The dust is settling on yet another Latin American Film Festival.  I am becoming a veteran of these events, which is rather strange for a person who has never made a film in her life, Latin or otherwise.  I … Continue reading

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Our house, the party and the French lover who fled the country

Tweet Our first party in our wonderful house all went very well.  Everyone from the film school helped me to make it a success.  Maeda arrived with flowers to fill the house from San Antonio and then a team of … Continue reading

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Telegram from Habana

Tweet I have so much to write about my new life that I have 20 blog posts in my head.  I really don’t know where to begin. I am realising that my inability to write or get on line is … Continue reading

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