Codigo Color, Memorias
Directed by William Sabourin O'Reilly • Documentary • 2015 • 30 minutes
CODIGO COLOR, MEMORIAS (COLOR CODE, MEMORIES), explores the complex issue of racism through the memories of the picturesque city of Santiago de Cuba.
CODIGO COLOR was initially made for Cuban youth who are unfamiliar with t...
Cuban Food Stories
Directed by Asori Soto • Documentary • With Ernesto Perez Medina, Migdalia Armas Rieche, Gilberto De Armas Rieche, Lazaro Yohan Machin, Felix "Felito" Manuel Berenger • 2018 • 82 minutes
From director Asori Soto and the executive producers of Jiro Dreams of Sushi comes a unique film about food, ...
Directed by Carla Valdes Leon • Documentary • 2016 • 45 minutes
Delfin, a shirtless old man in a New York Yankees cap, proudly fingers the medals on the military uniform hanging on the wall of his small home in the Sierra Maestra mountains of Cuba. The uniform belongs to his son, one of more tha...
Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Directed by Justin Webster • Documentary • 2015 • 90 minutes
How did a boy from a tiny town on the Caribbean coast become a writer who won the hearts of millions? How did he change our perception of reality with his work?
The answers lie in the incredible story of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the 19...
Directed by Mirella Martinelli • Documentary • 2020 • 87 minutes
Set to the pulsating beats of Afro-Caribbean music, the feature-length documentary film Frenemies examines the fraught relationship between the island nation of Cuba and the United States.
Presenting a critical perspective on both...
Directed by Aldemar Matias • Drama • With Jenniffer Lamoth Rodrigues, Marbelis Rodriguez Lamoth • 2019 • 63 minutes
Jenniffer is a young sportswoman questioning her career as a national athlete in Cuba. Her mother, Marbelis, is the tough boss of a public fumigation center in downtown Havana. As ...
Return to Cuba
Directed by David Fabrega • Documentary • 2016 • 78 minutes
After 18 years living in Italy, Barbara Ramos returns to live in the town of Santa Clara, in Cuba, her homeland. Through the projects of family and friends, she discovers what has changed, what hasn’t, and what will likely never change ...
Jean Ziegler, the Optimism of Willpower
Directed by Nicolas Wadimoff • Documentary • With Jean Ziegler • 2018 • 92 minutes
"A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child." —Jean Ziegler, Vice President of the Advisory Committee of the UN Right Council
In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the "capitalist Monster....
Queen of Condoms
Directed by Silvana Ceschi • Documentary • With Jesús Jiménez Escobar, Daniel Jiménez Krause • 2008 • 76 minutes
This tells the incredible story of Monika Krause, a former East German citizen, who became Fidel Castro's Sexual Education Minister. After 20 years in Cuba, Krause set the Cuban sexua...
Rethinking Cuban Civil Society
Directed by María Isabel Alfonso • Documentary • 2018 • 37 minutes
Since the mid-1990s, Cuba has seen a rise in independent media, and a resurgence of movements fighting against racism, for economic justice and LGBTQI rights, and for greater democracy and citizen participation. In RETHINKING CUB...
Directed by Mary Jane Doherty • Documentary • With Mayara Piñeiro, Gabriela Moreno, Moises Noriega • 2013 • 96 minutes
Secundaria quietly follows one high school class on its journey through Cuba's world-famous National Ballet School. The teens love to dance, but for many of them dance is also t...
The Singular Story of Unlucky Juan
Directed by Ricardo Figueredo Oliva • Documentary • 2016 • 52 minutes
Seven pounds of rice, five pounds sugar, four ounces coffee, half a pound cooking oil, five eggs, 10 ounces beans, a small bread roll and a pound a half of meat – that’s the monthly allotment for Cubans under the country’s rat...
They Are We
Directed by Emma Christopher, Ph.D. • Documentary • 2014 • 79 minutes
THEY ARE WE is the story of a remarkable reunion, 170 or so years after a family was driven apart by the ravages of the transatlantic slave trade. In Central Cuba, proud members of the Ganga-Longoba, a small Afro-Cuban ethnic ...
Directed by Alejandro Ramirez Anderson • Documentary • 2013 • 49 minutes
On the outskirts of Havana, sandwiched between highways and public housing, a revolution is taking place. Here, in the district of Alamar, a 26-acre farming co-op provides employment for dozens of workers, while producing v...
Directed by Alysa Nahmias, Benjamin Murray • Documentary • 2012 • 86 minutes
Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists, Ricardo Porro, Vittorio Garatti, and Roberto Gottardi, in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately ...
Waiting for Fidel
Directed by Michael Rubbo • Documentary • 1974 • 57 minutes
Inside Fidel Castro's Cuba with a movie-making threesome whose hope is that Fidel himself will star in their film. The filmmakers are Joseph Smallwood, former Newfoundland premier, Geoff Stirling, radio and televison owner, and Michael ...
Zone of Silence
Directed by Karel Ducasse • Documentary • 2007 • 40 minutes
Zone of Silence brings together the voices of five Cuban creators - poet Pedro Juan Guttierez, film director Fernando Perez, musician Frank Delgado, film critic and professor Gustavo Arco, and poet and playwright Anton Arrufat - in a wi...