"Cuba, Libre" is a 56-minute long documentary that traces the history of travel to Cuba by Americans. Using black-and-white archival film footage, it begins with "Voices of the Past," a ... See full summary »

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Dick Jordan
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"Cuba, Libre" is a 56-minute long documentary that traces the history of travel to Cuba by Americans. Using black-and-white archival film footage, it begins with "Voices of the Past," a look back in time to the early decades of the 20th century when Cuba was a glamorous destination for American tourists. It then recounts the Castro-led revolution of the late 1950s that deposed the government of Fulgencio Batista, the subsequent severing of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, and the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Contemporary color films and still photos of Cuba provide a visually intriguing backdrop for the second half of the film, "Voices of The Present," during which five travel writers tell their journeys of discovery to Cuba beginning in the 1990s, when Americans resumed visits following the demise of Cuba's communist benefactor, the Soviet Union, and continuing through mid-2015, just months after President Obama eased restrictions on travel by Americans to that Caribbean ...

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English

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January 2016 (USA) See more »

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