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Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica

Overview
Works: 584 works in 1,255 publications in 9 languages and 15,144 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Biography  Film adaptations  Historical films  Documentary films  Propaganda films  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
 
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Most widely held works by Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ry Cooder travelled to Cuba in early 1998 to record a solo album with Ibrahim Ferrer, Wim Wenders accompanied him with a small film crew
Fresa y chocolate Strawberry and chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David, a student at Havana University, is devastated when his girlfriend marries someone else. When he meets a gay artist, Diego, he is drawn to his cultured lifestyle and a friendship forms between them
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

39 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Cuban society before and after the revolution as seen through the eyes of a man who is a bourgeois property-owner and self-styled writer. He is a Europeanized Cuban intellectual, too idealistic (or lazy) to leave for Miami, but too decacent to fit into Cuban society under the Castro regime. He examines his life and values in a new social and political milieu
La Ultima Cena The last supper by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is a dazzling moral tale of a pious late-eighteenth-century slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper
La batalla de Chile la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Marxist analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende's government in 1973
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss
Lucia by Humberto Solás( Visual )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during three periods in Cuban history, the film portrays three different Lucia's, emphasizing each Lucia's role as a woman in the social milieu of the period
Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes A very old man with enormous wings( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parmi les ruines laissées par un cyclone en Colombie, atterrit un vieil homme avec des ailes énormes. Cette anatomie quasi miraculeuse attire les curieux et les dévots du monde entier. Muet et hirsute, cette "créature" fantastique est logée dans un poulailler alors que ses hôtes et visiteurs curieux attendent son message angélique, qui se révèlera une bénédiction douteuse
I am Cuba the ultimate edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'O mamute Siberiano, ' Vicente Ferraz documents the making of Soy Cuba, which was largely panned by Cubans, the Soviet Union and the West at its release, then nearly forgotten. Using new and archival footage and interviews, he also contrasts the Cuba shown in the film with the Cuba forty years later. Surviving members of the cast and crew are interviewed regarding the film's rediscovery and subsequent reclassification as a cinema masterpiece
Barrio Cuba( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at life and everyday struggles in Havana through three main stories -- when a woman dies in childbirth, the new father runs away; a lonely woman is courted by an older man, but can't forget her first love; a couple's relationship crumbles when they can't conceive a child
I︠A︡-- Kuba( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in Spanish and Russian and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution
Nada +( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted story of a Cuban postal worker and how she copes with her dreary life
La muerte de un burocrata The death of a bureaucrat( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarcastic and humorous portrayal of Cuban bureaucracy as seen in the story of a man's mounting frustration with his fruitless attempts to procure the pension of a recently-deceased uncle. A hilarious account of the tyranny of red tape in Cuba. The comedy begins with a sculptor who is buried with his union card. The widow needs his card to get her pension. A nephew is sent to get permission to exhume the body. A social satire
I am Cuba by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A través de cuatro historias, Soy Cuba describe la lenta evolución de Cuba, del régimen de Batista a la revolución de Fidel Castro. Son cuatro narraciones que refuerzan el ideal comunista frente al capitalismo. A lo largo de estos episodios, Cuba se libera de sus dependencias políticas para reafirmar su identidad, singular e independiente, con sus contradicciones y esperanzas
Krik? Krak! tales of a nightmare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Haiti's misery under two generations of Duvaliers. Reeling into the barbarously haunting allegorical world of living history and corrupted spiritualism that merge with riveting, exclusive sequences of Duvalierist tyranny, we experience an impression of the subliminal world that fuels the life and death battle to crack the shackled life. Clandestinely-filled prisons, Macoute spies, a sabotoged plantation, a perilous sea escape, and executions and torture abound. Tension builds. A popular bloody revolt. A soldier kills a fisherboy, shattering the dream. Incensed throngs revive the ancestral quest for a just New Haiti
Cecilia by Humberto Solás( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1830 Cuba, the son of a rich colonial family falls in love with a proud, beautiful, but poor mulatto girl. His father, however, wants him to marry a woman from his own social class
Hasta cierto punto Up to a certain point( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clever self-reflexive satire about the battle of the sexes in contemporary Cuba tells the story of an educated, liberal filmmaker who, in doing research for a film about the social problem of machismo in Cuban society, finds himself falling in love with the sexy, liberated Lina, a pioneering female dockworker
Las doce sillas by tomas (director) Gutierrez alea( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich woman decides, before dying, to hide the family jewels under a chair lining. An ex-proprietor and his ex-driver find this out and undertake a desperate search for the treasure, which gives rise to amusing situations and incredible adventures
Un paraíso bajo las estrellas by Gerardo Chijona( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lovers, Sissy and Sergio, are victims of their parents turbulent past as they become entangled in a love story filled with misfortune and serendipity. Sissy is the rebellious daughter of an ex-Tropicana singer who aspires to perform at the club against her father's wishes. Sergio, her handsome lover, might also be her brother, which is a problem until she discovers photographs of him in the arms of another woman."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Cuban Institute of Cinema Arts

I.C.A.I.C.

ICAIC

Institut für Filmkunst und Filmindustrie La Habana

Instituto cubano de arte e industria cinematográficos

Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos

Kubanisches Institut für Filmkunst und Filmindustrie La Habana

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Krik? Krak! tales of a nightmareHasta cierto punto Up to a certain point