About

Vedado Films is an entertaiment media, content creation and commercial production services group with offices in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Havana.

Vedado Films is a Content Development and Production company based in Hollywood, California with a solid base in Havana.  Our Slate comprise Filmed Entertainment titles ranging from in development, to completed, in collaboration with content creation partners Matutino Films - Australia and Red Jasper Films - Canada.

Vedado Films' production services operation based in Havana has an intimate understanding of the country of Cuba. Meticulous about their craft, they deliver unique creative solutions, that will make your filming in Cuba rewardingly successful.

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Titles

Status: ALL In Development Financing In Post Production Completed
Havana Kyrie

Rossini: Cuban style. A lost man finds passion once again in Cuba, aided by music and the son he's never met.

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The Empire of Havana

THE EMPIRE OF HAVANA is a portrait of the last days of the U.S. mob in Batista’s Cuba, as seen through the eyes of a young croupier who was personal driver to Meyer Lansky, ‘the financier’ of the U.S. mafia  and the architect of the mafia’s overseas empire. By 1957 he has built, under Lucky Luciano’s orders, a vast network of hotels and casinos to house their criminal enterprises…

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The Foam of Days

Four lifelong friends, 'Shiny’ (Elegant), ‘Brute’, ‘Philo' (Philosopher), and last but not least - ‘Nutty’, on account he's a bit crazy,  have been best friends since childhood.  They've always been there for each other and they have each other's back, forever. Their friendship tested to breaking point by tragedy and time, this lads are brothers, true locals of the neighbourhood of Casablanca, their field of dreams, just across the bay from Old Havana.

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Fidel Up Close

There is probably no other protagonist of the 20th century who has been as much talked about and as studied as Fidel Castro and FIDEL UP CLOSE is already being lauded as "the definitive documentary on Fidel Castro".

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Effa

Effa Manley crossed her legs, looked inside the baseball stadium, and saw freedom! Men underestimated her. Women felt intimidated. Yet, as this story on her life shows, Effa Manley - a female maverick in the world of Negro League Baseball, and the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - took her vision far beyond the baseball stadium.

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Havana Samurai

Cuba, 2022. Two men who can't stand each other, father and son, travel in an old Russian car, from the west to the east of the island. The father is an ex-convict, who is going blind and has had to swallow his macho pride to ask his youngest son, a gay artist, to be his eyes to drive the car. They travel with the objective of finding the eldest son, who's 'gone missing', most likely because he's got himself into a life or death predicament. For the youngest son, who's been rejected by his father on account of being gay, and even after he'd given up seeking validation from the old man, his father's unusual request still represents an opportunity to get closer to his father... And to his brother.. And to earn his trust and both their respect, or at least that's what he thinks before they hit the road in search of his criminal older brother... For the old man, prejudice is the hardest habit to break. For him  it is as clear as using the son he loves the least; to find the son that makes him proud.  So, whitholding key facts from the gay son is a no brainer for the old man. Who fails to tell his young son about his brother's actual situation, playing down the fact he's actually hiding out in fear of his own life.... No to mention the gun he carries for "protection"  Without knowing it, the young man is taken into a world of violence and darkness. By the end of the trip the young artist, like a samurai, will show more courage than his father or his brother relatives and will have to take the gun to save his family.  

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Our Mary in Havana

Mary McCarthy fell in love with the people of Cuba. Hers is a story that bears witness to the complicated history of a country and the unchanging spirit of a dedicated soul who failed in the literal sense, but succeeded metaphorically in her goal of outliving Castro. A 'riches to rags' story of an interloper who becomes the denizen. 

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Untitled DBC Pierre Project

Man Booker Prize winning Author DBC Pierre is penning a new feature project set in Cuba.    

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