Filmed in 2011 in the city of Camagüey, the film was nominated in three other categories: foreign film, main actors and original story.
Following its participation in the event in New York, the film will be screened in other locations in the United States and France.
"Pablo" is about domestic violence through the story of the 12-year-old boy who gives his name to the film, played by Javier Diaz Varona Jadiel.
Omar Franco, renowned artist in Cuban comedy, theatre, television and film plays the role of Roger, father of the protagonist, with very good reception from critics and audiences for his performance.
Considered the first feature film produced in Camagüey, the film also features the music of the pop-rock group 'Buena Fe' in its soundtrack.
Original article in spanish at http://www.cubadebate.cu/noticias/2013/06/22/filme-cubano-laureado-en-festival-de-nueva-york/
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