Laimir Fano

Laimir Fano is a Cuban filmmaker and scholar based in Northern California. His films on the performance of Cuban identity and cultural memory have been exhibited at venues and festivals such as Tribeca Film Festival (US), Shanghai International Film Festival (China), Cartagena

de Indias International Film Festival (Colombia), Huesca Film Festival (Spain), the Institute

of International Visual Arts (UK), and Havana Film Festival (Cuba). He holds a diploma in Film Directing from Cuba’s International Film and Television School of San Antonio de Los Baños,

an M.F.A in Cinematic Arts from the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, and an M.A in Film and Digital Media from The University of California—Santa Cruz. Laimir is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz.