MIAMI, United States. – The Department of Development and Heritage of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC) announced the digitization of the entire work filmed in 35 mm by Juan Padrón.
This artistic corpus includes 64 titles directed by the creator of Elpidio Valdés, according to a Facebook post of the magazine cubacine.
ICAIC’s Director of Development and Heritage, Francisco Cordero Matienzo, defined the work as “an important task of conserving film works of incalculable cultural value.”
In Cuba, the ICAIC Latin American Newscastsby Santiago Álvarez, and almost 20 titles of the most important works of national cinema.
“Among the projections for the following year, it is planned to start the digitization process of 87 documentaries authored by Santiago Álvarez,” in addition to the work of Juan Padrón, he specified. cubacine.
“Moved by the cultural and historical importance of the works produced by ICAIC, the Department of Development and Heritage remains to the rescue of memory,” pondered the publication.
The caricaturist, cartoonist, cartoonist and Cuban film director Juan Padrón Blanco passed away on March 24, 2020 in Havana because of a lung disease.
Throughout his artistic career, Padrón, 73, has won important awards, including eight Coral Awards from the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana. In 2004 he was awarded the National Humor Award and in 2008 he received the National Film Award.
Juan Padrón was born in January 1947 in Matanzas. In addition to the famous elpidio valdes Y Vampires in Havana (a classic of its genre in Cuba) was the creator of the humorous animated series Filminuto and Quinoscopio.
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