Rigoberto López

Also Known As: Rigoberto López Pego

rigoberto_lopezBiography: Rigoberto López, who is from Cuba, has directed many documentaries, short and feature films. His numerous works have been very successful both to the public and critically in Cuba as abroad and have garnered important national and international prizes. This prolific director has participated in numerous conferences, workshops and seminars all around the world on cinema in general and Cuban cinema in particular. Rigoberto López has been a member of the jury of many national and international festivals and has represented Cuban cinema at numerous events. He graduated in politics from Havana University, and has worked for the cinema section of the Cuban television. He joined the Cuban Institute for Art and the Film Industry (ICAIC) as assistant director in 1971. Rigoberto López is the President of Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase.

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Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Puerto Príncipe mío [Potoprens se pa’m] (2000 – Rigoberto López, Frantz Voltaire).

Filmography:
De una vieja Habana (1968);
El Arroz (1969);
El Puerto: Toma I (1970);
Crímenes de guerra (1975);
Apuntes para la historia del movimiento obrero cubano [Notes for the History of the Cuban Workers’ Movement] (1975);
La Lanza de la nación [The Spear of the Nation] (1977);
La Primera Intervención [The First Intervention] (1977);
El Eslabón más fuerte (1980);
Junto al golfo (1980);
Este cine nuestro (1980);
Semillas de hombres (1982);
Las Visitaciones de José Luciano (1982);
Granada, El Despegue de un sueño [Granada, A Dream Takes Off] (1983);
Pero no olvides (1984);
Roja es la tierra (1985);
África: Círculo del infierno (1985);
Los Hijos de Namibia (1987);
Breve carta de Namibia (1987);
El Viaje más largo (1987);
Esta es mi alma (1988);
La Primavera prohibida (1988);
Mensajero de los Dioses (1989);
Del Caribe al Mediterráneo (1990);
La Soledad de la jefa de despacho (1990);
Pedacito de cielo (1993);
Yo soy del son a la salsa (1996);
Puerto Príncipe mío [Potoprens se pa’m] (2000 – Rigoberto López, Frantz Voltaire);
Roble de olor [Scent of Oak] (2003);
Danny Glover [Hacer Arte, Hacer Justicia] (2004 – Hoari Chiong Muñoz, Rigoberto López);
Figueroa (2007);
Forbidden Flights (2015).