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Juan Antonio García Borrero

Juan Antonio García Borrero (born in Camagüey, Cuba) has been a member of the Cuban Association of the Cinematic Press (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique / FIPRESCI) since its foundation. He has won the National Prize for Literary Criticism for the books "Critical Guide to Cuban Fiction Film" (2002), "The Age of Heresy" (2004), and "Other Ways to Think Cuban Cinema" (2009) and the Caracol Prize for Essay and Research granted annually by the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC) eight times, among other awards. He has appeared as Jury in several international film festivals (Huesca / Spain '2002, Viña del Mar / Chile' 2003, Lima / Peru, 2003, Havana / Cuba '2004). In 2007 he created the blog Cuban Cinema, the sleepless pupil, and is currently the General Coordinator of the Audiovisual Culture Promotion Project "El Callejón de los Milagros" (Camagüey), as well as creator of the Digital Encyclopedia of the Cuban Audiovisual.