Cuban Studies


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HAVANA POSTMODERN: THE NEW CUBAN ART

Art History  Latin-American Studies  Spanish Language  Cuban Studies 

Examines the new Cuban art movement and its social and cultural roots, featuring interviews with artists and students at Cuba's top art school, who discuss Cuban national identity, censorship and self-expression, and how one makes a living as an artist in a socialist society.

EVERYDAY ART
EVERYDAY ART

Spanish Language  Performing Arts  Music  Latin-American Studies  Cultural Studies  Anthropology  Directed by Women  Cuban Studies 

This contemporary portrait of folkloric traditions in Cuba, focusing on the everyday life of musicians and dancers.

THE LIFE AND POETRY OF JULIA DE BURGOS
THE LIFE AND POETRY OF JULIA DE BURGOS

Women's Studies  Spanish Language  Short Films  Literature  Latino Studies  Latin-American Studies  Cuban Studies 

This docudrama portrays the life and work of the great Puerto Rican poet, from her impoverished childhood in Puerto Rico, to her political involvement as a young woman in the nationalist movement, to her subsequent exile in Cuba and New York where she died in 1953.

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FOR THE FIRST TIME

Spanish Language  Latin-American Studies  Cinema Studies  Short Films  Cuban Studies 

Celebrates the universal and almost magical appeal of motion pictures by showing a Cuban Film Institute mobile film unit traveling deep into the Cuban countryside to show peasants their first movie.

THE NEW CINEMA OF LATIN AMERICA (series)
THE NEW CINEMA OF LATIN AMERICA (series)

Latin-American Studies  Cinema Studies  Spanish Language  Women's Studies  Cuban Studies 

This two-part documentary examines the social and artistic roots of the national cinemas of Latin America.

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