Category Archives: Cuba

New? Latin American? Cinema?

The proper title of Havana’s annual film festival, founded in 1979, is the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema – Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano.  The words mark the Festival’s identification with a movement that was born in the 1960s, in … Continue reading

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Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana « LRB blog private | 10 February 2012 | www.lrb.co.uk Alan Gross, a 62-year-old US citizen, has been imprisoned in Cuba since December 2009. He fell foul of the authorities while working for USAID, liaising with Cuba’s small Jewish community. … Continue reading

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The Comandante’s Memory

Brilliant cartoon by Raúl de la Nuez, La memoria del comandante 2 The Comandante’s Memory (No.2) ‘Don’t rememer who sang ‘Los zapaticos de rosa’..??? The Beatles or the Rolling Stones’ (Los zapaticos de rosa is a song to a poem … Continue reading

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