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1.

Afrocubanismo!

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"A fascinating look at the influence of Afrocuban culture on contemporary music"--Container. Interviews and performances by Muñequitos de Matanzas and Chucho Valdés provide insight to the significance of Afro-Cuban music and dance forms from Rhumba to the sacred music of Santería.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Ahi-Nama in Cuba!

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Video compilation of seven popular Cuban musical groups.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra

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Chronicles the life and work of Cuban artist Ana Mendieta. Includes an interview with the artist by Tony Martinez. Also includes interviews with her family, friends and colleagues.
VHS
1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Azucar Amarga: Bitter Sugar

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A love story set against the political and economic tensions of contemporary Havana.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Buena Vista Social Club

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In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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The Changing Faces of Communism, Cuba

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Discusses transformation of Cuba under Castro and communism, showing improvements in the educational and medical systems as well as problems with inadequate housing and transportation.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Conflict in Cuba: Bay of Pigs & Cuban Missle Crisis

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Documents the events leading to the Cuban missile crisis and the political atmosphere surrounding the crisis.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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De Cierta Manera: Pelicula de Largometraje Sobre Algunos Personajes Reales y Otros de Ficción = Sort of : About Real People and Fictitious Ones

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Set in a new housing project replacing a slum area just outside of Havana, three young peole try to readjust their lives to the new social order of Fidel Castro's Cuba.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Fidel

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The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders.
VHS
2002; 2000
Ivy (By Request)
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I͡A-- Kuba: I Am Cuba

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Four stories show the rise of the Communist revolution in Cuba. Battista's Havana and the poverty and oppression of the Cuban people.
VHS
1996; 1964
Ivy (By Request)
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I͡A-- Kuba: I Am Cuba

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Four vignettes show the rise of the Communist revolution in Cuba, including Battista's Havana and the grinding poverty and oppression of the Cuban people.
Laserdisc
1996; 1964
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Inside Castro's Cuba

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Filming in Cuba for a year, the filmmaker presents economic and political conditions in Cuba, and also shows glimpses of Fidel Castro.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
13.

The Last Communist

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Briefly describes the Cuban revolution.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
14.

The Last Supper: La Ultima Cena

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An historical drama based on an incident from Cuban history; a slaveowner in the late 18th century decides to instruct his slaves in the tenets of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to a reenactment of the Last Supper.
VHS
1989; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Lista de Espera

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Un grupo diverso de cubanos que incluye un ingeniero joven que va a una finca a trabajar, una mujer joven que va a reunirse con su prometido español, un ciego, una pareja de matrimonio cansado, y un funcionario del Partido con su familia, se encuentra sin transporte en una pequeña estación de autobuses en el centro de Cuba cuando su autobus viejo tiene una avería. El funcionario de marcha andando, pero los otros poco a poco descubren que su situación compartida les une de tal manera que cuando por fin pueden irse ya no quieren hacerlo.; A diverse group of Cubans, including a young engineer going to work on a farm, a young woman going to meet her Spanish fiancee, a blind man, a couple whose marriage has long since lost its spark, and a party official and his family, find themselves st [...]
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Looking for a Space: Buscando Un Espacio : Los Homosexuales En Cuba

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A documentary film examining the treatment of lesbians and gay men during the early years of the Cuban Revolution and perspectives of current residents of Cuba on questions of political ideology and sexual identity.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Luchando!: Cuba's Struggle to Survive

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Consists mostly of interviews with Cubans about their opinions on living in Cuba, its revolutionary process, the blockade by the United States against Cuba and famous Cubans of the past such as José Martí. Also includes Cuban music.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Lucia

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Set during three periods in Cuban history, the film portrays three different Lucia's, emphasizing each Lucia's role as a woman in the social milieu of the period.
VHS
1990; 1999
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Mauvaise Conduite: Improper Conduct

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Anti-Castro documentary. Includes interviews of Cuban refugees and historical film footage. Among those considered "antisocial" by the Castro regime were political and artistic dissidents and homosexuals.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Memorias del Subdesarrollo: Memories of Underdevelopment

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A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and political milieu.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)