VOLUME 8 : CUBANIA II
An installment in the “Popular Encyclopedia” series, this early work shows the process of crafting Cuba’s internationally renowned cigars. Already evident in this 1962 short is Sara Gómez’s talent for capturing the beauty and vitality of the island’s traditions.
Slices of life in this historic square are combined into a montage of Cuban reality during this early phase of the revolution.
I Will Go to Santiago
Blending techniques from history, ethnography and travelogue, this documentary takes viewers to the easternmost city of Santiago to probe the island’s African heritage and the development of this important provincial capital.
To Build a House
In one of his final ICAIC creations, Nicolás Guillén Landrián narrates the process through which revolutionary housing takes shape.
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