July 9, 2009

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES

79 Primaveras (1969) by Santiago Alvarez

Santiago Alvarez draws upon his unique cinematic vision to craft an elegiac tribute to Ho Chi Minh, the controversial leader of Vietnam’s independence movement who defeated the French in the...

July 7, 2009

As one of the co-founders of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC), Santiago Alvarez was a part of a generation of filmmakers that were committed to the Cuban Revolution and in revolutionizing the nation’s cinema. Alvarez produced over 600 films during his career and what h...

July 7, 2009

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES

Santiago Alvarez co-founded the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) and is considered one of Latin America’s most influential and prolific documentary filmmakers (International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers.) As the director of ICAIC...

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