The 2nd Meeting of African and Caribbean Filmmakers and their Diasporas will be held in the Dominican Republic in 2012, following an agreement by participants in the first edition of the event, which wound up on Friday in Havana.
With help from the Office of the Caribbean Cinema Traveling Exhibition, which hosted the meeting in Havana, organizers plan a series of films from Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean as well as their Diasporas, which will tour the country.
Filmmakers, academicians and specialists from some 30 nations signed the document of agreement reached at the meeting after a week of debates on topics regarding the conditions of the seventh art in the areas under discussion and the possibilities of expanding the promotion of their cinemas.
Among the signatories to the declaration there are renowned figures in international filmmaking like US actor Danny Glover, African filmmaker Souleymane Cisse, and Zozimo Bulbul, director…
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