Palmerston North, October 18th, 2019. - With the presentation of the film “Why do my friends cry” by the Cuban director Magda González, the 18th Latin American and Spain Film Festival (LASFF) was inaugurated in this city in New Zealand.
The film, tells the story of four friends who find themselves after twenty years without seeing each other, which is a clear representation of the challenges that women face in today's Cuban society, it was presented by the Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Saimin Fis Abad and had an excellent reception, which was evidenced by a room filled with the local public.
During the inauguration, the Cuban diplomat thanked the support of the Palmerston North City Library and the School of Humanities at Massey University in organizing the event, while highlighting the importance of the Festival to advertise the culture of our region through the film industry.
LASFF was inaugurated at the beginning of September in Wellington, which meant the start of a cultural schedule that will last until the first days of November and will cover a total of 11 cities in New Zealand. (Embacuba NZ)