RICE N PEAS FILMS - With or Without Fidel
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With or Without Fidel - Cuba, 2007
Director: Ishmahil Blagrove, Jr.
Asst Producer: Natasha Tsangarides
Edited by: Catherine Arend
Second Camera: Yannis Mendez
Duration: 59 minutes
Copyright © 2007 riceNpeas
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With Or Without Fidel is a ground-breaking documentary that features Cuba’s leading politicians, intellectuals and dissidents, who debate the future direction of the Island’s 48 year-old revolution.
How do Cubans feel about their own identity and freedom of speech? For the first time, the people of Cuba question the values that western democracy holds sacred and the price Cubans have paid for their independence.
With Or Without Fidel is an extremely rare glimpse into the heart of Cuban society. While the BBC, CNN and other correspondents were expelled from the country, Rice N Peas Films was given unprecedented access to produce an honest portrayal of the Island.
Filmed during the most precarious period in Cuba’s history, With or Without Fidel reveals the aspirations and vulnerabilities of a country on the brink of change.
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