Category Archives: Latin America

Happy Birthday Santiago Alvarez

Happy Birthday Santiago Alvarez Born 18 March 1919, Havana Died 20 May 1998, Havana Santiago Alvarez was not speaking metaphorically when he said that the Revolution made him a filmmaker. Before the creation of Cuba’s revolutionary film institute in 1959 … Continue reading

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Down there in Buenos Aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires the day after the Labour Party leadership election results were declared, I was impressed to discover that practically everyone I talked to during the ensuing week—whether economist, sociologist, journalist, workman or community activist—already knew Jeremy Corbyn’s … Continue reading

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Apocalipsis de nuestro tiempo (Apocalypse of Our Time)

Ishtar Yasin’s film about the work of the Chilean painter Julio Escámez. Film de Ishtar Yasin sobre la obra del pinto chileno Julio Escámez. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later … Continue reading

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