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Waiting for Fidel

Michael Rubbo; Rubbo, Michael; Kanopy (Firm)
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
This feature-length documentary from 1974 takes viewers inside Fidel Castro's Cuba. A movie-making threesome hope that Fidel himself will star in their film. The unusual crew consists of former Newfoundland premier Joseph Smallwood, radio and television owner Geoff Stirling and NFB film director Michael Rubbo. What happens while the crew awaits its star shows a good deal of the new Cuba, and also of the three Canadians who chose to film the island.
Director
Michael Rubbo
Release Date
1974
Language
English
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Recording Info
Originally produced by National Film Board of Canada in 1974.
Publisher no.
1060703 Kanopy
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1 online resource (1 video file, 57 min.) : digital, stereo., sound, color
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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