On Director Gustavo Pérez Fernández:
Gustavo Pérez Fernández (Camaguey, Cuba, 1962) is a documentalist, poet, and photographer. His documentary Ave Maria won the “Sara Gómez” Award at the XXXI International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana and was selected Finalist in the Best Iberoamerican Feature Documentary Film category at the Guadalajara Film Festival. His movie Transitando was presented at Sunny Side of the Doc, European Spot, in La Rochelle, France, and his film Severo Secreto, co-directed by Oneyda González, premiered in 2016. Other films he has directed are: Todas iban a ser reinas (They were All going to be Queens), 2006; Despertando a Quan Tri (Awakening Quan Tri), 2005; La Tejedora: su extensa realidad (The Weaver: Its Extensive Reality), 2001; Caidije: la extensa realidad (Caidije: The Extensive Reality), 2000; and El Viaje (The Journey), 1996. Perez Fernandez’s poems were compiled in the anthology Aunar lo imprevisible (Ediciones Unión, 2010). is photography has been exhibited internationally, including in countries such as Cuba, Portugal, Italy and Belgium.