Havana Glasgow Film Festival
An Animated Cuba: Focus On Ermitis Blanco
Wed 9 November 2022
Quiet room available
FLY Yolanda Durán & Ermitis Blanco I Cuba 2012 I 6m I Music Video by Danay Suárez
Interested in Cuban animation? Don’t miss these three short animations by Ermitis Blanco. Ermitis is a prolific Cuban illustrator, cartoonist, and animator who has managed design concepts for many films and advertising from his Cuban house production Ñooo.
Ermitis began his career as a magazine illustrator, then studied in the Animation Studies of ICAIC where he gained experience working for various prolific productions including Vampires in Havana II. His short film FLY was nominated for the Prix Jeunesse.
Yolanda Durán & Ermitis Blanco I Cuba 2012 I 6m I Music Video by Danay Suárez
Music video about a young woman who lives in a sideral world, but who one day breaks a wall and goes to a big city.
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD SQUARES
Ermitis Blanco I Cuba 2016 I 13m I Animation fiction
The only information citizens receive in a dystopian country is from their unchallenged leader until one of its inhabitants begins to see things differently.
THE ISLAND AND THE SIGNS / LA ISLA Y LOS SIGNOS
Raydel Araoz I Cuba 2014 I 52m I Animated Documentary
Writer and artist Samuel Feijóo responded to newly drawn maps of Cuba through his graphic travel magazine called Signos, where he narrated his own travels through the mythological universe of folk culture. 24 years later, a young man redraws the trip following the trail left by Feijóo in his magazine.
Followed by Q&A with Ermitis Blanco
THE ISLAND AND THE SIGNS / LA ISLA Y LOS SIGNOS Raydel Araoz I Cuba 2014 I 52m I Animated Documentary