HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 23 (ACN) The Cuban film Buscando a Casal (2019), directed by Jorge Luis Sanchez, was selected to compete in the category of best Latin American film at the 35th edition of the Goya Awards.
The official site of the contest shared the list composed by a total of 16 films to participate in the mentioned category, among them, Buscando a Casal, starring the young Cuban actor Yasmani Guerrero.
With Sanchez as director and a cast with actors such as Armando Miguel Gomez, Enmanuel Galban and Marlon Lopez, this film competed in the last edition of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.
The story of this film focuses on the life of the Cuban poet Julian del Casal (1863-1893), concerning his freedom as an artist, his rebellion against the Spanish government, and his friendship.
The 35th edition of the Goya Awards will be held on March 6 at the Soho CaixaBank Theater in Malaga, a space that will establish connections and interventions with the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, which will open the celebration of the Berlanga Year; and the Bankia Principe Pio Theater in Madrid