|Cuban Film “Maya” at the Iberian American Film Festival of Huelva, Spain|
|Written by ACN|
|Tuesday, 08 November 2011 08:57|
HAVANA, Cuba.-The Cuban short-feature film "Maya" (2010) by Pedro Pío Martín will be premiered at the 37th Iberian American Film Festival of Huelva to take place from November 19 to 26, according to different media outlets.
The film shows the relationship between a she dog and her trainer, in a history that mixes fiction and documentary.
Maya was screened at the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival, at the Film Festival of Cartagena (Colombia) and that of short-feature films of Sao Paulo (Brazil), among other events in the Americas and Europe.
Pedro Pio has told the press by observing the relationship between people and their dogs, he sought to unveil other situations.
This year, out of 307 short-feature films submitted to the RTVA-Cajasol Prize, only 15 works from eight countries were selected, among which is Maya, produced and filmed in Cuba, is EFE reported.
Cuban film director Fernando Perez was awarded the Colon de Plata prize to the best art director in the former edition of the Spanish contest for his ilm "Jose Marti: the Eye of the Canary," about Cuban National Hero in his child and teen ages.
The film was a Spanish-Cuba co-production and it also won the event's prize to the Best Photography, by Raul Perez Ureta.
The Huelva Festival is held every November in the Spanish city with the purpose of promoting cinematographic and audiovisual works and creators from Iberian American countries.