ICAIC Animation Studios (Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos)
A selection of short animations produced in the 1960’s by the ICAIC Animation Studios which reflect many of the early revolution’s aspirational goals: improved literacy, healthcare, housing, and food production.
Post-screening presentation: Cuban animator Ivette Avila and
other invited guests will discuss the evolution of Cuban animation and
the use of film to promote the ideals of the Revolution, and also pose
relevant criticisms. Other potential panelists include, Julio César
Guanche Zaldívar, Law Professor, Historian and former Deputy Director of
the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema (Havana Film