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Main Event, 17, 1959
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Main Event, 17 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment), 5 mins
In 1959 Fidel Castro overthrew Cuban dictator Baptiste to become prime minister of embattled Cuba. The country remained under Castro's control for nearly half a century. On January 8, Castro's army rolled victoriously into Havana, amid crowds of jubilant supporters, and eight days later was sworn in as Prime Minis...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Main Event, 17 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment), 5 mins
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Infamous Assassinations, 14, The Assassination of Che Guevara
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directed by Nicolas Wright; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 mins
Born to a middle-class Argentine family, Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara became an icon for revolution and rebellious youth all over the world. One of Fidel Castro’s most trusted lieutenants in the Cuban revolution, he left to become a guerrilla leader fermenting uprisings against other South American dictatorships. C...
directed by Nicolas Wright; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Infamous Assassinations, 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007, originally published 2007), 26 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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Fidel
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directed by Estela Bravo, fl. 1985; produced by Elizabeth Beer, First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features), 1 hour 32 mins
Whether dismissed as a relic or revered as a savior, many agree that Fidel Castro is one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time. Rarely are Americans given a chance to see inside the world of this socialist leader. The documentary Fidel offers a unique opportunity to view the man through e...
directed by Estela Bravo, fl. 1985; produced by Elizabeth Beer, First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features), 1 hour 32 mins
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