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John Leguizamo criticizes James Franco’s casting as Fidel Castro, film’s producer responds

John Leguizamo has spoken out against actor James Franco’s casting as Fidel Castro in the upcoming film, “Alina of Cuba: La Hija Rebelde.” It was recently announced that Franco will play the late Cuban leader in the new Miguel Bardem-directed movie from Mankind Entertainment, Maven Pictures and Redbud Studios. “Alina of Cuba” is based on …

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South Africa: 5 must-see films at the Durban International Film Festival

South Africa: 5 must-see films at the Durban International Film Festival

Working with the curatorial theme of adaptation, survival and sustainability, the festival is presenting a diverse selection of African and international films that can inspire hope for these troubled times. As festival manager Valma Pfaff explains in a press statement: “The past two years have proven to be trying times, and the narratives of many …

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