Category: Latin America

Fond Memories of Cuba

A film that expresses the passionate vitality of the Cuban people and their willingness to embrace life and “get on with it” despite the challenges facing the island nation. Jim Mitsos is an 86 year old millionaire socialist who has not lost ‘the faith’, despite the collapse of the Soviet Union. He still believes that […]

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Raul the Terrible

A portrait of Raul Castells, a modern day Argentinian Robin Hood. This is a warts-and-all portrait of a man driven to change the world and a frightening insight into the politics of poverty. Raul Castells was born in the city of Rosario, birthplace of the legendary Che Guevara. He is a walking, talking, pushing, barging […]

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South of the Border

David Bradbury’s documentary examines how the political and economic struggle in Central America is expressed through the music of the people south of the border, from Mexico to Managua. The United States has always liked to call the shots South of the Border. In Central America where the press is censored, the radio and TV gagged, […]

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Chile: Hasta Cuando?

A portrait of a brutal military dictatorship made during a three month visit to Chile in 1985 by David Bradbury. The footage reveals a country torn with civil strife and political unrest; military intimidation of the population; indiscriminate arrests: murder torture and disappearances were facts of Chilean life. Bradbury’s film traces the 12 years from […]

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Nicaragua – No Pasaran

In 1979 the revolutionary Sandinista movement came to government after 43 years of organised resistance and the death of 50,000 Nicaraguans. They inherited a country bankrupt and with a foreign debt of US$1.5 billion. Through the central figure of leading Sandinista Tomas Borge, David Bradbury examines the past, present and future of this small Central American […]

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