“Cinematic exhibition (including 3D rooms) and computer games will cease immediately in whatever kind of private business activity,” read a government announcement in the state-run newspaper Granma. […]There had been hints this crackdown was coming. Cuban Culture Ministry officials talked of the “banality” and “frivolity” of films on offer, mostly produced in America, and out of line, they complained, with the cultural policy of the revolution.
Via Meadia sees a clear and obvious solution to this pesky problem: close down the theaters for another sixty years! By then, human nature will have changed, and socially uplifting cinema will reign supreme.[Photo of Raul Castro courtesy Getty Images.]