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Entrevista a Jorge Yglesias

Entrevistado por Margarida Cardoso

Sobre Jorge Yglesias

Jorge Yglesias is a poet, writer, literary translator and film critic. Head of the Chair of Humanities and Professor of Film History and Aesthetics of Documentary in the International School of Cinema and TV (EICTV) of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba.

Author of Campos de Elogio, Coloniales, and Cenizas de Hakoldama (poetry), Un extraño en el Paraíso, Buñuel el americano and Atravesar el espejo (film criticism).

Director and scriptwriter of a weekly broadcast on cinema (Cine Paraíso), and a daily program on Classical Music.

Readings, lectures and courses in cultural centers and institutions of Paris, Lille, Marseille, Arles, Norwich, Cambridge, Berlin, Viena, Montreal, Toronto, Caracas, Valencia (Venezuela), Bogotá, Cartagena and Santiago de los Caballeros.

Member of FIPRESCI (Fédération International de la Presse Cinématographique). National Prize for Film Criticism (1998, 1999, 2003).

National Prize for Literary Translation (1998), Unesco Prize to the Best Translation of Pushkin (1999), Austrian Literary Translation Prize (2000), Literary Translation Prize of the College International des Traducteurs Littéraires de Arles (2002).

Residencies at the Centre International de Poesie Marseille (2000), Austrian Literary Society (1997, 1998), Direction du Livre et de la Lecture du Ministère de la Culture de France (2001) and the British Center for Literary Translation (2003).