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Fleeing Cuba
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produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 42 mins
This is the story of two young Cubans: Yosbel and Carlos. With very rare access, this dramatic film, Fleeing Cuba, shows us, step by step, the process of organizing an “illicit departure” from Cuba. These two young men get together a crew in order to build a makeshift craft, with materials that are bought in H...
produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 42 mins
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Hello Cuba!: Life Along a Neighborhood Street
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directed by Reuben Aaronson, fl. 1980; produced by Reuben Aaronson, fl. 1980, Perfo Studio and NGO Films (Los Angeles, CA: Cinessential Films, 2016), 20 mins
Hello, Cuba! is a film that focuses on a group of neighbors living along a quiet suburban street about 15 minutes from the center of Havana by taxi. The people along this street are just emerging from a 60 year-long economic embargo that effectively left the island frozen in time. This engaging documentary showca...
directed by Reuben Aaronson, fl. 1980; produced by Reuben Aaronson, fl. 1980, Perfo Studio and NGO Films (Los Angeles, CA: Cinessential Films, 2016), 20 mins
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The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 3, The Orchard Project: 1976-2018
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directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 3 (Privately Published, 2019), 38 mins
The original series documented difficulties facing the community and a single family. The government initiated a large and ambitious citrus orchard but demanded that it be worked in a manner contrary to tradition. What has become of that project?
directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 3 (Privately Published, 2019), 38 mins
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Out of Print
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directed by Vivienne Roumani, fl. 2013 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
Every aspect of the written word is changing—from publishing to writing and selling to reading. If books are the foundation of civilization, how does that change the world of ideas? And how does it change us? With the unique perspective gained as a director at the Library of Congress and the UC Berkeley Library...
directed by Vivienne Roumani, fl. 2013 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
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Trashborn
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directed by Isabelle Carbonell, fl. 2007-2017; produced by Skye Fitzgerald, fl. 1998-2015 and Isabelle Carbonell, fl. 2007-2017, Izaca Productions (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2014), 30 mins
Trashborn follows seven families of trash divers over four years on a garbage dump in the Dominican Republic, using the dump as a central meeting point of all seven stories. These trash divers build their houses from garbage, eat thrown away scraps, and make pennies by scavenging metal, plastic, cardboard, and gla...
directed by Isabelle Carbonell, fl. 2007-2017; produced by Skye Fitzgerald, fl. 1998-2015 and Isabelle Carbonell, fl. 2007-2017, Izaca Productions (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2014), 30 mins
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