Collection CHC5336 - Rolando Almirante "Telón Abierto" Video Collection

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Rolando Almirante "Telón Abierto" Video Collection



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Rolando Almirante (b. 1967) is a Cuban screenwriter and director.

Almirante studied journalism in Ukraine and has worked as a Russian language translator and interpreter. Working as a print and radio journalist, he eventually moved on to television, where he held various posts for Cubavisión Internacional until 2000.

Almirante is an adjunct professor at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana and the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de Cuba in San Antonio de los Baños. He is a member of the Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC), the Unión de Periodistas de Cuba (UPEC) and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences of the United States.

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The Rolando Almirante "Telón Abierto" Video Collection contains DVDs of interviews with theater directors and artists conducted by Rolando Almirante, Cuban director active in the 21st century.

The interviews are part of the "Telón Abierto" video project documenting Cuban theater.

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The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by interviewee.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • Spanish

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Purchase from FUNDArte, 2013.

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