6 films Found
A hard-hitting Cuban rap group takes on the Cuban state. They appear out of nowhere and disappear just as quickly. Their protest lyrics are catching on like wildfire, resonating with discontented Cubans. They get no airtime and their young fans face persecution from the police. An edgy, dangerous documentary with a powerful soundtrack. Viva Cuba Libre casts an unflinching eye over the troubling r…
As the filmmakers are chaperoned through the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison by a 'tour-guide' from the US Military Public Relations machine, we are given a rare insight into the conditions of the facility.
Havana. A haven set apart from the capitalist world, or hell on earth? Bye Bye Havana is A crystal clear window into a crumbling world. This is a fast-paced stream of consciousness documentary. Presenting a unique flavour of irony and carried by an eclectic and powerful soundtrack featuring Latin Grammy Nominee X Alfonso - here is a vibrant and intriguing portrayal of Cuban life.
Decades of American sanctions have left Cuba weak and impoverished. But far from being crushed, Cubans have embraced the opportunities to improvise. No lack of American goods is going to stop them enjoying themselves. Community spirit and ingenuity are must haves in a destitute nation and Havana throws up numerous examples of both. A colourful and expertly crafted film, Embargo is a potent remin…
47 years after the revolutionaries ransacked casinos, closed brothels, and confiscated American property, Cuba has re-opened the symbols of capitalism it destroyed.
Deserted by old Soviet allies, Fidel Castro now faces his countries economic woes alone.