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I Am Cuba (1964)
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era. (108 mins.)
 
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Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
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Sergio (Sergio Corrieri), through his life following the departure of his wife, parents and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident... (97 mins.)
 
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Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other. (108 mins.)
 
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Buena Vista Social Club (1999 Documentary)
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Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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Sons of Cuba (2009 Documentary)
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The Havana Boxing Academy is a Cuban boarding school that takes 9-year-old boys, and turns them into the best boxers in the world... (88 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lang
 
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Bitter Sugar (1996)
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Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague... (105 mins.)
Director: Leon Ichaso
 
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I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth (2005 Documentary)
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This film examines the creation and exhibition of the propaganda film I Am Cuba, a Soviet/Cuban collaboration unknown in the West until the 1990s. (90 mins.)
Director: Vicente Ferraz
 
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Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
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An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution and 'underdevelopment' behind only to find himself at odds... (113 mins.)
Director: Miguel Coyula
 
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Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)
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A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape. (85 mins.)
 
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The Twelve Chairs (1962)
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When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all... (94 mins.)
Director: Tomás G. Alea
 
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A Cuban Fight Against Demons (1972)
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In 1672 Cuban revolutionaries launch an uprising against the Spanish who are occupying the country. (130 mins.)
 
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Guantanamera (1995)
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have... (105 mins.)
 
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El arte del tabaco (1974 Documentary)
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(6 mins.)
 
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Who the Hell Is Juliette? (1997 Documentary)
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Cinematographer Carlos Macovich met Yuliet Ortega, a young "jinetera" (prostitute) from Havana, when he shot a video in Cuba... (91 mins.)
 
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Barrio Cuba (2005)
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Over several years, we follow three households and their emotions in a barrio of Havana. Magalis is a nurse... (105 mins.)
Director: Humberto Solás
 
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Cuba Cabana (1952)
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(90 mins.)
 
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Honey for Oshun (2001)
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When his father dies, a Cuban man who was raised in the United States, learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but illegally taken out of Cuba... (126 mins.)
Director: Humberto Solás
 
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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006 Documentary)
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The documentary, "The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak Oil," was inspired when Faith Morgan... (53 mins.)
Director: Faith Morgan
 
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Los pájaros tirándole a la escopeta (1984)
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A young couple find out that their parents (her father end his mother) are having a romance. All the problems begin here because the young couple can't accept this relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Rolando Díaz
 
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Cuba plástica (2003 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Fernando Molnar
 
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Comandante (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro. (99 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
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The Truth About Fidel Castro Revolution (1959 Documentary)
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Documentary shot during the Cuban revolution (50 mins.)
 
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A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba (1988 Documentary)
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A documentary on Dizzy Gillespie at the Fifth International Jazz Festival in Havana, Cuba. (84 mins.)
Director: John Holland
 
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Hemingway's Cuba (2005 Documentary)
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(42 mins.)
Director: Stephen Crisman
 
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Cuba feliz (2000 Documentary)
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Seventy-six-year-old Cuban street musician Miguel Del Morales, known as El Gallo (The Rooster), travels around Cuba with his guitar... (93 mins.)
Director: Karim Dridi
 
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Lucía (1968)
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Traces episodes in the lives of three Cuban women, each named Lucía, from three different historical periods: the Cuban war of independence (with Spain), the 1930's, and the 1960's. (160 mins.)
Director: Humberto Solás
 
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Havana Suite (2003 Documentary)
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Dawn breaks in La Habana, and as the day advances we follow the simple lives of ten ordinary Cubans, with only sounds and images accompanied by music. (85 mins.)
Director: Fernando Pérez
 
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Cuban Rafters (2002 Documentary)
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The story of Cuban refugees who risked their lives in homemade rafts to reach the United States, and what life is like for those who succeed. (120 mins.)
 
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A Successful Man (1986)
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Javier Argüelles, an opportunistic young man from Cuban middle class, survives all kind of political changes in Havana... (116 mins.)
Director: Humberto Solás
 
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Cartas del parque (1989)
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Matanzas, Cuba, 1913. Two young people who are in love communicate through letters written by penman... (87 mins.)
 
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Papeles secundarios (1989)
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(117 mins.)
Director: Orlando Rojas
 
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La bella del Alhambra (1989)
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Story shows the genesis of the career and the rise of Esther the most beloved actress of most popular theater in Havana at the turn of the 19th century. (108 mins.)
 
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Hello Hemingway (1990)
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A young girl's academic asperation conflict with her family's struggle against poverty. Both these aspects are made all the more potent by the clear view they have of Ernest Hemingway's mansion in their home town just outside Havana. (90 mins.)
Director: Fernando Pérez
 
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Adorables mentiras (1992)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Chijona
 
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Nothing More (2001)
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In Havana, a post office branch is more than a place of bureaucratic rules and regulations to ensure effective public services... (90 mins.)
 
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Amor vertical (1997)
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(100 mins.)
 
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Viva Cuba (2005)
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In a tale akin to Romeo and Juliet, the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences... (80 mins.)
 
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El Benny (2006)
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Based on the life of Benny Moré, the film concentrates on a period in the early 1950s when Moré... (132 mins.)
 
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The Silly Age (2006)
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A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships. (90 mins.)
Director: Pavel Giroud
 
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Fallen Gods (2008)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Ernesto Daranas