Cuban Cinema

70s Cuba and Bolivia on Film

By 03 March, 2022

The 1960s and ‘70s were a period of revolution, anti-imperialist struggle, and nation-building. Two films which represent and analyse this period in Latin America are Yawar Mallku (Blood of the Condor) and De cierta manera (One Way or Another).

REVIEW Últimos Días en la Habana

By 18 April, 2018

From the first scene Últimos Días en la Habana (Last Days in Havana) begins with a visual Cuban identity, starting with the sound of washing dishes and running water juxtaposed with a TV news report on the public health... Read Article

REVIEW Transit Havana

By 06 July, 2016

Director Daniel Abma has created a film that shows the reality of Cuba in many layers, some of which are subtle and some that are not. The name of the film itself, Transit Havana gives one the impression... Read Article

REVIEW Juntos Y Revueltos

By 06 April, 2016

Directed by Nicolás Muñoz, Juntos y Revueltos offers an insight into El Mejunje de Silverio, a cultural centre located in Santa Clara, Cuba. El Mejunje is a unique place which hosts a variety of shows, concerts, performances and activities. However, its... Read Article

REVIEW Chico and Rita

By 19 November, 2010

Labelled as an epic animated love story between Chico and Rita, in reality this story is all about Cuba and the perennial charm of the music coming from the country. The film begins in Havana in 1948 with... Read Article