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Oliver Stone lauds Dominican Republic’s film-making progress

Santo Domingo.- Film director and screenwriter Oliver Stone visited president Danilo Medina Thursday morning and spoke about the Government’s plans on education and film production in the Dominican Republic.

After the meeting the National Palace Stone said he was pleased and impressed by Medina, calling him a very progressive and visionary president, and conveyed his interest of shooting films locally.

The three-time Oscar winner and of five Global Awards the prominent  filmmaker lauded the Film Promotion Law to develop the Dominican film industry.

“My interview with the President was quite interesting, we spoke on his efforts to build new schools in the Dominican Republic and I was impressed because he’s a highly progressive President, and expects his Culture Minister to develop a progressive agenda at the filmmaking level,” the filmmaker said.

Stone was accompanied his wife Sun-Jung Jung, Culture Minister José Antonio Rodríguez, filmmaker Hector Valdez and film producer José Ramón Alama.

Source: DT

Category: DR News |

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