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Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution
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directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
After ruling Cuba for close to 50 years, Fidel Castro stepped down. From his childhood in rural Cuba, through his fight in the Sierra Maestra, to winning the revolution and transforming the country, Fidel: A Life of Revolution presents a unique account of his life and times by Castro himself, taken largely from pr...
directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
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Cuba: In the Shadow of Doubt
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
Filmed on location at La Plata, Castro's former guerrilla headquarters- the first time any foreign film crew had been permitted there - the documentary examines the origins of Castro's revolution, and its ultimate successes and failures. It places U.S.-Cuban relations within the context of history, dating back to...
directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
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The Ochoa Affair: A Cuban Military Idol Toppled
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directed by Marie Carat, Emmanuell Fage and Charlotte de Luppe; produced by Jean-Stephan Michaux, Point du Jour International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
Arnaldo Ochoa was a revered military commander in Cuba, the leader of 50,000 troops who triumphed in Angola, and a staunch supporter of Fidel Castro. In June of 1989 he was arrested by Raul Castro and put on trial for drug trafficking, negligence of duty, and misappropriation of hard currency. The country was rock...
directed by Marie Carat, Emmanuell Fage and Charlotte de Luppe; produced by Jean-Stephan Michaux, Point du Jour International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
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Inside Castro's Cuba
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produced by Central Television Production and Central Independent Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour
The eyes of the world have been on Cuba as thousands of Cubans have risked their lives trying to reach the U.S. Inside Castro's Cuba looks at what drove many to leave and what the reality is for the vast majority of Cubans who stayed behind. With the collapse of the Soviet bloc, Cuba has been presented with its to...
produced by Central Television Production and Central Independent Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour
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When Castro Seized the Hilton
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directed by Bjarte Thoresen; produced by Bente Olav (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010, originally published 2009), 54 mins
This documentary, by Bjarte Thoresen, is about the takeover of the Havana Hilton by Fidel Castro for his revolutionary headquarters only one year after the hotel opened.
directed by Bjarte Thoresen; produced by Bente Olav (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010, originally published 2009), 54 mins
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