Item Details

Viva Cuba Libre

Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A hard-hitting Cuban rap group takes on the Cuban state. They appear out of nowhere and disappear just as quickly. Their protest lyrics are catching on like wildfire, resonating with discontented Cubans. They get no airtime and their young fans face persecution from the police. An edgy, dangerous documentary with a powerful soundtrack. Viva Cuba Libre casts an unflinching eye over the troubling reality of modern-day Cuba.
Release Date
2015
Run Time
13 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by Journeyman Pictures (Firm), 2015.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on September 08, 2016.
Contents
  • Reality in Cuba (4:08)
  • Los Aldeanos (2:45)
  • Criticizing a Failed Political System (2:51)
  • Contribution to Cuban Rap (2:41)
  • Consequences of Challenging Censorship (2:11)
  • Reflecting Society (2:16)
  • Underground Rap "Tour" (4:21)
  • Parents of Los Aldeanos (3:11)
  • Punishment for Listening to Los Aldeanos (3:14)
  • Rap as War (4:04)
  • Bien's Family Life (3:35)
  • Aldo's Family Life (2:56)
  • Shooting a Video (3:33)
  • Targeted by Cuban Authorities (1:55)
  • "Viva Cuba Libre" (2:21)
  • Goverment Crackdown (2:43)
  • Preparing for Fatherhood (3:19)
  • Exposing Rural Poverty (3:33)
  • Marginalized Cubans (2:51)
  • Challenging Authorities (2:52)
  • Negotiating a Venue (3:03)
  • Los Aldeanos in Concert (2:41)
  • A Baby Aldeano (2:37)
  • Epilogue (1:41)
  • Credits: Viva Cuba Libre (0:42)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Journeyman Pictures (Firm), [2015]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2016.
Publisher no.
118401 Infobase
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 12 min., 16 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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