Summer Film Festival starts in Cuba. The 5th Summer Film Festival, slated until August 28, started on Wednesday with a varied program that includes more than 70 premieres in Cuba. According to its organizers, some 146 films from a score of countries will be screened in Cuba in the summer in Cuba, grouped in 23 themed cycles such as fiction, erotic, horror, fantastic, among others. Cuban cinema will be represented with the cycles “Controversies and their time” and “Women in the spotlight,” and the documentary “Sueño de isla” (Dream of an Island), about the life and work of singer songwriter Gerardo Alfonso, directed by Rolando Almirante, will premiere. There will also be a program that will feature the great contemporary sagas in July and August with the screening of all the sequels of the films Star Wars, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.