AMÉRICA TEVÉ PRESENTS: IRENE IN HAVANA

Shot clandestinely in Cuba, “Irene in Havana” is the story of a Spanish young rebel who travels to the island in search of answers and gets disillusioned knowing the reality of the Castro dictatorship.

The 30-minute short film revolves around a moving love story framed in the tragic process that Cubans over 60 years, have been living since the painful experience of exile.

Directed by prestigious filmmaker Lilo Vilaplana, with screenplay by journalist Juan Manuel Cao, the short film is played by Irene Díaz, in her debut as an actress, and Ariel Texidó, one of Cuba’s and Latin America’s favorite actors in both television and cinema. Both accompanied by a stellar cast that brings together legendary career figures such as María Teresa Rojas, Sandra Pérez, Carlos Cruz and Luis Felipe Bagos.

Vilaplana said that directing this script highly excited him with the challenge of filming in Cuba, as well as by touching on the subject of a massacre, distorted for over half a century by Castro’s propaganda. “Castrism should be denounced, due to its 60 years of impunity, and it is our responsibility to transgress, not keeping quiet and go on the offensive,” added Vilaplana. “The politicians must know that the island belongs to us, the Cubans and that we will recover it.”

For his part, Cao said that the conception of this script was a challenge. It was, nothing less than the first story about the shootings revealed in all the history of Cuban cinema. “And also,” noted Cao, “it’s a love story.”

For Irene Díaz, filming in Havana and Miami was a transformative experience. “Participating in this project meant leaving the comfort zone, experimenting in an unknown area, breaking the routine,” said the young protagonist, a journalist by profession. “I can say that, in some respects, the character could have been I before moving to live in Miami.”

This production, marks a milestone in film and television industry of the United States, was conducted by Carlos Vasallo, Emilio Braun, Miguel Cossío and Marcell Felipe. The clandestine filming in Havana was a huge technical and logistical effort carried out by an experienced technical team who challenged the ferocious controls imposed by the Cuban authorities.

Vasallo, President of America CV Network, commented that this production reaffirms América TeVé’s commitment with the history of the Cuban exile and the South Florida community.

“We are proud to produce this short film, which marks a milestone in the Cuban filmography,” noted Mr. Vasallo. “We risk filming clandestinely in Cuba and where we are gathering the fruits of our efforts with unique work that excels both in direction and performance showing that when you strive you can obtain anything you work for.”

America CV Network’s VP, Emilio Braun, pointed out that this short film kicks off a new effort in the company. “We will start producing much more content with this type of format that are very attractive focusing on specific niches that viewers are looking for,” added Braun.

The film will premiere on Tuesday, November 27th at 8 p.m. at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana at 900 SW 1 Street, Miami, 33130. Free admission in order of arrival. 800 person capacity.

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Emilio Braun Burillo, VP Ejecutivo de América TeVé Nominado a un Emmy®

MIAMI, 19 de octubre de 2018 / Emilio Braun Burillo, VP Ejecutivo de América TeVé, la estación de televisión independiente #1 en Español en el mercado de Miami, ha sido nominado por el prestigioso Chapter Regional del Suncoast de Orlando para un Emmy® por la campaña MEXICO ES UNICO compartiendo la nominación con los colaboradores Darwin Robles y Christian Collahuazo en la clasificación #35 de Community/Public Service (PSA’s) por su contenido histórico-cultural.

El spot surge a raíz del terremoto que sacudió México para concientizar a la gente a ayudar. La dirección creativa y realización estuvo a cargo Darwin Robles galardonado previamente con numerosos Emmy’s® y la edición la hizo Christian Collahuazo. A los pocos días el video alcanzo casi medio millón de reproducciones en Facebook.

La entrega del Emmy® se efectuará en una ceremonia que se llevará a cabo el sábado, 1ro de diciembre, 2018 desde el Hyatt Regency Orlando en el 9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida.
“Es un gran honor recibir esta prestigiosa nominación de la industria televisiva por nuestra campaña de servicio a la comunidad”, afirmó Braun Burillo. “El Emmy® representa un merecido reconocimiento a la ardua labor de todo nuestro equipo; sin duda, esta mención no la pudimos haber obtenido sin la gran ayuda de todo el equipo de promoción bajo el mando de Darwin Robles quienes han colaborado incansablemente para que la historia, acervo cultural y valores de México tengan la difusión que se merecen.”

América TeVé con su equipo de promociones y producción realiza un excelente trabajo educativo de difusión cultural trabajando en campañas que potencia maravillosamente los valores, tradiciones e historias de nuestra comunidad aportando nuevas perspectivas sobre temas históricos y culturales.

Miami Dade College anuncia curso de Historia de Miami y el sur de la Florida en semestre de otoño 2015

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Downtown Miami, Freedom Tower.

Miami, Julio 7, 2015 – Los amantes de la Historia podrán conocer más detalles sobre la Ciudad Mágica en el curso Miami and South Florida History (AMH 2079) que se llevará a cabo en el Campus Wolfson del Miami Dade College (MDC) los jueves en la noche, desde el 27 de agosto al 17 de diciembre, 2015.

El Dr. Paul George, notable historiador y profesor del MDC impartirá el curso, que consistirá en conferencias; visitas a bibliotecas, archivos y exposiciones históricas; presentaciones en video y diapositivas; y recorridos por los barrios históricos del Miami Metropolitano.

Durante las 16 semanas del curso, los estudiantes conocerán la historia de los colonos bahameses que urbanizaron Coconut Grove; la Era de los Asentamientos; el pacto entre Julia Tuttle y Henry Flagler, y la construcción del Florida East Coast Railway; el impacto de la Gran Depresión en el sur de la Florida; los antecedentes de los sitios históricos y otros pioneros de Miami; el significado de la tribu Tequesta y las guerras de los Seminoles para la ciudad Miami; los vertiginosos años veinte, y el gran boom inmobiliario de esa década; el papel de Cayo Hueso en la historia de la región; la Era de la Depresión en Miami y el sur de la Florida; la historia de éxito de los refugiados cubanos y el surgimiento de Miami como ciudad internacional, entre otros temas. 

El curso equivale a tres créditos para la recertificación de maestros.

El Dr. George goza de gran prestigio por parte de la prensa y la comunidad del sur de la Florida como el principal historiador de la región, y es entrevistado con frecuencia acerca de importantes datos históricos de la Florida y otros temas.

 

QUE:             Curso: Miami and South Florida History (AMH 2079)

CUANDO:      Los jueves, desde el 27 de agosto al 17 de diciembre, de 5:40 a 8:10 p.m.

DONDE:          Campus Wolfson del MDC

300 NE Segunda Avenida

Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con el Dr. Paul George llamando al número telefónico 305-237-3723, o enviando un mensaje a la dirección de correo electrónico pgeorge@mdc.edu.

The Idea Center del MDC presenta programación de mayo 2015

Miami, Mayo 13, 2015 – Un atractivo grupo de profesionales en la industria tecnológica y otras disciplinas aportarán sus conocimientos y destrezas a The Idea Center del MDC durante el mes de mayo. La programación contará con oradores invitados en la serie de conferencias Pioneers @ MDC, talleres y un concurso de creación de empresas nacientes (Startup Challenge). La entrada a los eventos es libre y gratuita para el público en general, pero se requiere reservación previa.  Continue reading “The Idea Center del MDC presenta programación de mayo 2015”

City of Miami Chosen for Second Year in a Row for the Citi Foundation Pathways to Progress Grant

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Miami, FL March 4, 2015 – The City of Miami has once again been chosen to receive the Citi  Foundation’s “Pathways to Progress” Grant which seeks to provide youth employment opportunities in select large U.S. cities. Continue reading “City of Miami Chosen for Second Year in a Row for the Citi Foundation Pathways to Progress Grant”

Wonderland: The Many Images of Misrepresentation by Rafael Lopez Ramos

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MIAMI, Florida September 3, 2013-The Cuban Art Project-

The ArtLink Gallery is pleased to present Miami based artist Rafael Lopez-Ramos, who will exhibit for the first time in Miami his works from the WONDERLAND Series, premiered last year at the 17 Frost Art Space, in Brooklyn, NY.
In this new series, Lopez-Ramos analyzes the recurrence of sex in commercial advertising, and women in their double roll as a target and a commodified “object of desire” for those ad campaigns. As Marshall McLuhan noted, “the ad men are constantly breaking through into the Alice in Wonderland territory behind the looking glass, which is the world of sub-rational impulses and appetites.” This sex narrative carries a dark metaphor of our zeitgeist, while emulating the obscenity level of certain social, economic and political events we are currently witnessing: Sex served as a side dish for finances and politics.

As Joaquin Badajoz wrote, “Rafael Lopez-Ramos’ Wonderland Series (…) hits right in the center of the social conundrum: our modern condition as citizens and consumers (also producers of legality and consumerism) entwined with our sexual and erotic nature.” Read more 

The WONDERLAND exhibition will be on view from September 14th to October 5th at The ArtLink Gallery.

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Iconic Exhibition Megayacht, SeaFair, Announces Strategic Partnership with AIM Media and Show Management to Bring Distinct VIP Experience to World’s Largest In-Water Yacht & Boat Shows

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Miami, FL, August 11, 2013– Expoships, LLLP, owners and operators of the luxury exhibition megayacht, SeaFair, have announced they are expanding their show profile through a strategic partnership with AIM Media, AIM Marine Group and Show Management, organizers of the world’s largest in-water boat shows. The alliance will present The Club at SeaFair as the Official Yachts International VIP Venue during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 31-Nov 4, 2013, as well as the Miami Beach Yacht & Brokerage Show in February 2014 and the Palm Beach International Boat Show in March 2014.

Recognized globally for its groundbreaking exposition programming, SeaFair, the world’s first megayacht venue, is launching The Club at SeaFair to host the VIP clientele visiting the luxury boat shows which attract an annual gathering of 100,000 attendees from North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Asia.

During its inaugural debut, The Club at SeaFair will host the sprawling 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show’s kick-off parties, daily receptions and events, organized for SuperYacht Builders Association VIP members and other prominent guests, many of whom represent the most prestigious yachting brands in the industry including Feadship, Benetti, Lürssen, Palmer Johnson, Royal Huisman and more.

Poised to exceed visitors’ loftiest expectations, The Club at SeaFair, an unparalleled 228-foot exhibition megayacht whose hallmark is exclusivity, will offer invited guests a select array of fine art, jewelry, and design for yacht and home in a luxurious club-like atmosphere.The Club will also feature private dining and cocktail lounges with stunning panoramic views of the boat show’s most glamorous superyachts and South Florida’s spectacular waterways.

Hailed as the “Yachting Capital of the World,” the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will include exhibits ranging from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts displayed across six locations covering more than three million square feet of exhibition space.

The Club at SeaFair guests will discover a unique showcase of international art from modern masters to emerging, haute jewelry design, fine Jensen silver, Italian decorative design, yacht design, and more.

The event provides an unprecedented opportunity for participant galleries to present fine collectibles while gaining an audience in a luxury market where consumers demand the highest quality of goods and services.


ABOUT SEAFAIR:
SeaFair is the world’s first mobile megayacht venue and one of the ten largest privately owned yachts in the United States. Groundbreaking in scale, ingenuity and style, the yacht – which remains dockside during each event – pairs international fine art, jewelry and collectables with harbor view dining and special events in cities throughout Florida and along the eastern seaboard.

The $40M purpose built yacht was designed by internationally acclaimed yacht designer Luiz De Basto. At 228 feet and 2800 international tons, it is the largest ship built for commercial operation in the Intracoastal Waterway and requires a draft of only 6.5 feet allowing it to dock at small yacht facilities in central city locations rather than use commercial ports.

ABOUT EXPOSHIPS:
Expoships LLLP Principals and Owners of SeaFair, David and Lee Ann Lester, have been in the art fairindustry for over 20 years.  Under the name of their organizing firm, International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE), they have organized over 70 international art fairs in art capitals around the world including New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, and London. IFAE has pioneered the Florida market establishing the American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) in 1997, now one of the premier fine art fairs in America, ArtPalmBeach in 1998, one of Florida’s most celebrated contemporary fairs and the Miami International Art Fair in 2010. In addition, the firm founded Miami Florida’s original international art fair, Art Miami, in 1991. In 2014, IFAE will inaugurate Miami Art + Design, a premier art and design fair in an extraordinary new exhibition venue on the Downtown Miami waterfront.

ABOUT ACTIVE INTEREST MEDIA, INC. (AIM MEDIA):
Active Interest Media, Inc. is a leading publisher of enthusiast consumer shows and publications across all media platforms. AIM’s titles include Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, EQUUS, and many more. The company’s five publishing groups–the Equine Network, the Home Buyer Group, the Healthy Living Group, the Marine Group, and the Outdoor Group–reach more than 10 million readers in 85 countries around the world. AIM was formed by Wind Point Partners, a private equity investment firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Southfield, Michigan, in partnership with CEO Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III, in October 2003.

ABOUT SHOW MANAGEMENT:
For the past thirty years, Show Management has been a world leader in boat show production and has made the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach and the Palm Beach International Boat Show, three of the World’s largest and most important in-water boat shows. The St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show and the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, are two regional shows that are the Gulf Coast’s largest in-water boat shows. Each show offers in-water displays, standard booths, customized tents and barges. Show Management prides itself on creating a clean, fun atmosphere where buyers and sellers of all things marine gather each year.

For more information, please visit:  www.expoships.comwww.ifae.comwww.showmanagement.com,www.aimmedia.com.

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Guerra de la Paz Aichi Triennale, Nagoya-Okazaki, Japan

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Awakening ― Where Are We Standing? ― Earth, Memory and Resurrection
August 10 – October 27, 2013
While reflecting on arts in the wake of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake, the coming second Aichi Triennale, “Awakening – Where Are We Standing? – Earth, Memory and Resurrection”, will bring together from within and outside Japan cutting-edge contemporary arts, performing arts including dance and theater, and operas which manifest and resonate with the socio-political reverberations occurring in various areas of the world.
Aichi Triennale accommodates both contemporary art and stage performances, which is one of its unique features. Art works which traverse different genres will be eagerly pursued to encourage lovers of both art and performing arts to easily encounter arts outsides their preferred genres.

Guerra de la Paz is the composite name that represents the creative team efforts of Cuban born artists, Alain Guerra (Born: 1968 Havana, Cuba) and Neraldo de la Paz (Born: 1955 Matanzas, Cuba. Live and work in Miami, Florida) and have been consistently producing collaboratively since 1996.

Based on a combination of traditional disciplines and experimentation with dimension and the use of unconventional materials, Guerra de la Paz work is inspired by an essential familiarity with found ready-made objects; whose archeological qualities and encapsulated energies expose the significance of the human footprint while revealing underlying psychosocial and environmental messages.

Guerra de la Paz work has been exhibited in biennales, museums and galleries as well as other unconventional venues internationally including: The Aichi Triennale – Nagoya, Biennale Internationale du Lin du Portneuf – Quebec, The Saatchi Gallery – London, Miami Art Museum, Art Museum of the Americas – Washington DC, Americas Society – NYC, Chicago Cultural Center, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI, El Museo Universitario de el Chopo – Mexico City, The Prague Quadrennial of Performance, Design and Space – CZ, and most recently, Federation Square – Melbourne AU.
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1-13-2 Higashi-sakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi,

Japan 461-8525
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Cuban Art Pavilion @ Nina Torres Fine Art.

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Friday, August 9, 2013 7:00PM

August Contemporary at NINA TORRES FINE ART FEATURING:
TH) PABELLON DE LA PLASTICA CUBANA: Amelia Pelaez, Fabelo, Pedro Pablo Oliva, Kcho, Cundo Bermudez, Rene Portocarrero, Servando Cabrera, Mariano Rodriguez, Manuel Mendive, Jose Mijares, Zaida del Rio, Mario Carreño, Ernesto Rancaño, Arturo Montoto y Reynier Ferrer.BH) NEW works by artists from: Italy, Spain, Venezuela & Pakistan: Arvedos Piana, Beatriz & Beatrice, Ever Borettini, Gregorio GigorroRafael Muci and Aamir Khatri.
  
1800 N Bayshore Dr, Miami, Florida 33132
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