Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Black Panther Breaks 30-year Cinema Ban in Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27241&SEO=black-panther-breaks-30-year-cinema-ban-in-saudi-arabia Riyadh, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) After a 30-year ban on the enjoyment of cinema art in the country, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia will open today a new theater with the box-office hit U.S. movie Black Panther. The film will thus renew the taste for cinema recreation, following certain very strict norms of behavior. Female Majority in Jury of the Cannes Film Festival 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27240&SEO=female-majority-in-jury-of-the-cannes-film-festival-2018 Paris, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival announced today the composition of the jury that will deliver the Palme d''Or, a group of female majority with five women and four men. Jose Marti's Legacy Remembered in Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27220&SEO=jose-martis-legacy-remembered-in-costa-rica Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The National University of Costa Rica paid tribute to Cuban Hero and Apostle Jose Marti with the presentation of two volumes related to his work, the Cuban investigator and prologuist Mauricio Nunez said today. Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music Album Damn http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27214&SEO=kendrick-lamar-wins-pulitzer-prize-for-music-album-damn Los Ángeles, USA, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer prize for music Monday for Damn., also a Grammy winner this year. Steven Spielberg's $10 Billion Box Office Take a First http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27211&SEO=steven-spielbergs-10-billion-box-office-take-a-first Los Ángeles, USA, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Steven Spielberg's movies have reached the $10 billion mark throughout his career after his latest motion picture, ''Ready Player One,'' took in $475.1 million. UN to Support Work in Angolan Ports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27195&SEO=un-to-support-work-in-angolan-ports Luanda, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Mukshisa Kituyi, secretary general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), assured that Unctad will supoort the work in Angolan ports for development, local media reported. Philippine Authorities Highlight Cuba's Educational System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27146&SEO=philippine-authorities-highlight-cubas-educational-system Manila, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) Philippine Education Minister Leonor Briones was paid a courtesy visit by Cuban Ambassador Ibete Fernandez, with whom she assessed the possibility of starting relations of collaboration in the educational field. Book on Fidel Castro Published in the Philippines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27138&SEO=book-on-fidel-castro-published-in-the-philippines Manila, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cultural and Friendship Association PHILCUBA sponsored the launch of the book ''Fidel Castro y la Revolución Cubana'' (Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution) in this capital. Germany Recovers Antique Boat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27074&SEO=germany-recovers-antique-boat Berlin, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The State Office for the Preservation of Monuments of Lindau, southern Germany, confirmed the recovery of a boat with more than 3.000 years old. Brouwer and Prieto Receive Ambassador Gilberto Bosque Award http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27044&SEO=brouwer-and-prieto-receive-ambassador-gilberto-bosque-award Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban guitarist and composer Leo Brouwer and Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto received the ''Embajador Gilberto Bosques'' award in this capital, in recognition of their exceptional careers and contributions to the cultures of their countries. One, Two, Tree, Homage to Mambo's King in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27011&SEO=one-two-tree-homage-to-mambos-king-in-mexico Mexico, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Dámaso Pérez Prado is once again the protagonist of his ancestry in Mexico, where ''I am the King of the Mambo'' film is premiered here today at the Theater of Esperanza Iris City. Japanese Directs French Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26986&SEO=japanese-directs-french-juliette-binoche-and-catherine-deneuve Tokyo, Apr 11 (PL) The famous French actresses Juliette Binoche and Catherine Deneuve will share roles of mother and daughter under the tutelage of Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreda in his latest film that still lacks title. Brazilian Producer Dedicates Film to Lula in Panamanian Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26903&SEO=brazilian-producer-dedicates-film-to-lula-in-panamanian-film-festival By Nubia Piqueras Grosso Panama, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian producer Vania Catani dedicated the film 'O Filme De Minha Vida' (The movie of my life) to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, because he made possible the dream of many poor people in Brazil, including her own. French Festival in Cuba to Screen 14 Films http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26553&SEO=french-festival-in-cuba-to-screen-14-films Havana, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The 21st French Film Festival will premiere 14 contemporary French feature films from April 11th to 22nd, said organizers of the event. Saudi Arabia Will Have First Cinema After 30 Yrs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26503&SEO=saudi-arabia-will-have-first-cinema-after-30-yrs Riyadh, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) After 30 years without inaugurating a cinema, this capital will premiere on April 18 a cinematograph as part of a modernization plan promoted by the kingdom, local media today. Mexicans Will Exhibit Cuban Work on Perez Prado http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26455&SEO=mexicans-will-exhibit-cuban-work-on-perez-prado Matanzas, Cuba, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Independent Company ''Conjuro Teatro'' will premiere at the City Theater ''Yo soy el rey del mambo,'' by Cuban playwright Ulises Rodriguez, the House of Scenic Memory (CME) confirmed here today. Cuba Hosts 17th Young Filmmakers Exhibit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26394&SEO=cuba-hosts-17th-young-filmmakers-exhibit Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) About 30 films will compete as of today at the 17th Young Exhibition of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), the most expected event for young filmmakers of the island. Dancers from 18 Countries to Perform at Havana's Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26367&SEO=dancers-from-18-countries-to-perform-at-havanas-festival Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Artists from 16 countries will perform in Havana from April 11th to 15th at the International Dance Festival in Urban Landscapes, said organizers today. Culture Minister Regret Death of Venezuelan Guitarist Jose Luis Lara http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26355&SEO=culture-minister-regret-death-of-venezuelan-guitarist-jose-luis-lara Caracas, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Culture Minister Ernesto Villegas lamented today the death on Sunday of Venezuelan guitarist Jose Luis Lara, who was the president of the Angostura International Guitar Festival. Fifteen films compete for Tiantan awards at Beijing Film Festival http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=26307&SEO=fifteen-films-compete-for-tiantan-awards-at-beijing-film-festival Beijing, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Two films from China and 13 from abroad will compete for the Tiantan prizes that will be awarded by the 8th Beijing International Film Festival when it opens its curtains in mid-April.