English Studio Title: Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry
Founded by Julio García Espinosa, Alfredo Guevara and Santiago Álvarez for the Cuban government in March 1959. The ICAIC is an organization of a film industry to produce, distribute and exhibit films and related work following the Cuban Revolution. The aim of the ICAIC is to use film as a powerful mass communication medium to mobilize and educate people, improve the quality level of Cuba films with appreciation among the masses and reach a wide public.
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos is based in Havana, Cuba.