Santiago Álvarez

Santiago Álvarez

Director, Writer, Script

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6.1

Now!

Using morgue photos, newsreel footage, and a recording by Lena Horne, Cuban filmmaker Santiago Al... Read more

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LBJ

This is a montage of different images from the JFK, Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy triumphs... Read more

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Ciclón

Documentary short about Hurricane Flora, which devastated Cuba in 1963. Read more

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79 Springs

This film memorializes the leader of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, on the occasion of his death. It narra... Read more

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April in Vietnam in the Year of the Cat

Documentary film on the end of the Vietnam War, the fall of Saigon and the departure of American ... Read more

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La guerra necesaria

Alvarez' longest documentary examination of the Cuban Revolution, this contains exceptional inter... Read more

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The Tiger Jumped and Killed But It Will Die, It Will Die

An obituary for Victor Jara, the Chilean folksinger who was murdered in a football stadium by the... Read more

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Cerro Pelado

A ship of athletes training on the rough seas becomes a symbol of Castro’s Cuba, the games projec... Read more

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My Brother, Fidel

Mi hermano Fidel (1977) follows the Cuban leader into the home of a 93 year old acquaintance of J... Read more

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¿Cómo, por qué y para qué se asesina un general?

Documentary short about the death of Chilean general René Schneider by the CIA, following the ele... Read more

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The New Tango

The New Tango (El Nuevo Tango) was not shown in Argentina for a long time as it deals with the as... Read more

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Noticiero ICAIC Latinoamericano

Documenting news all over Latin America. Read more