Festival de cine INSTAR

Special Presentations


Marcel Beltrán




Havana, wonder city, has its roots in the spirit of those who inhabit it. The homeland that absorbs from its bosom and reveals itself to us. A utopian vision inspired by Havana and its symbols from the treatment and degradation of celluloid.

Director: Marcel Beltrán

Year of production: 2016

Country: Cuba

Running Time: 13’


Monday December 4th to Sunday December 10th

10:00 – 24:00 (GMT-5)


Online for Cuba

Saturday December 9

14:00h (GMT-3)

Cinemateca Brasileira

Largo Senador Raul Cardoso, 207 Vila Mariana / SP, Brazil.

Production: Marcel Beltrán, Ivonne Cotorruelo

Genres: Documentary, Experimental

Language: Spanish

Production company: Mediocielo Films

Photography: Marcel Beltrán

Screenplay: Marcel Beltrán, Mauricio Beltrán

Editing: Marcel Beltrán

Sound Design: Marcel Beltrán

Cast: Mauricio Beltrán

Festival Selections: Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Muestra Joven (Jury Award), Cine joven cubano en el sur, Frontera Sur, Festival Insularia, Cuban Lens: Contemporary Cinema and Emerging Filmakers - New York, Festival Internacional de Curtas de Verín, documenta fifteen.

Director's bio:

Marcel Beltrán is a Cuban filmmaker currently living and working in São Paulo, Brazil. With film studies at EICTV (Cuba) and Concordia University (Canada), his films have screened internationally at festivals such as IDFA, Hot Docs, MoMA Doc Fortnight, DOC NYC, RIDM, FICG, Busan, DOK Leipzig, Málaga, among others. Founder of Mediocielo Films, professor at EICTV and Chavón | The School of Design, consultant for projects in development at international level and facilitator for sustainability in the arts.






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