Tag: Cuban cinema

‘Red Cockroaches’: Twenty years after Miguel Coyula’s Classic Film

What Miguel Coyula did for independent Cuban cinema has yet to be fully understood. Perhaps that’s why...

The filmmaker Luis Alejandro Yero talks about the censorship...

There is a moment in this interview where I tell Luis Alejandro Yero (1989) that Cuban censorship...

Havana Film Festival Censors Luis Alejandro Yero’s Documentary ‘Calls...

Filmmaker Luis Alejandro Yero denounced this November 30 a new case of censorship in the Cuban film...

Cuban Cinema and Queer Graphing (Four Recent Moments)

The forms and gestures-attitudes of a body are the style of a body. Identity marks of a...

‘De cierta manera’: Sara Gómez’s restored premonitions take MUBI

De cierta manera, the debut feature by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez, arrives at the MUBI platform in...

‘Crónica azul’: Creation under Siege

“The world is not designed for cinematic autonomy, because cinema is a tool of power.” It is...

Cinema is like a train. Interview with Juan Carlos...

I met Juan Carlos Tabío on March 4, 2014, when I was working on a text about...

White Chronicle for a Black Film

El Trono del Rey is a film authorized and confirmed by Eleggua, the orisha that opens and...