Two very different films from Cuba are part of the selectionboth directed by non-Cuban directors. Viva is an Irish production that has been screened in some of the most important festivals around the world gathering great reviews from both critics and film goers. Malecon 51, a French-Quebec co-production, is a beautiful piece on the habitants of one of the most bizarre buildings in Havana. Co-directors Jean-Guillaume Caplain and Francis Delfour will attend the festival.

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INTERNATIONAL HITS 

Viva Dir: Paddy Breathnach Cuba/Ireland

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CANADA LOOKS SOUTH 

Malecon 51 Dir: Jean-Guillaume Caplain & Francis Delfour