Cuba And The Cameraman

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For the past 42 years Director Jon Alpert (Alive Day Memories, Baghdad ER) has been following Fidel Castro and three Cuban families affected by his policies. Their lives put us right in the roller coaster of the Cuban Revolution. Because of Alpert's unique access to the island, and the trust and friendships earned over decades, this film is a candid and revealing never-before-seen portrait of Cuba.

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In part because of its political blind spots, "Cuba and the Cameraman" is captivating. (Whatever you think of Mr. Alpert's perspective, it's interesting.)

Nov 23, 2017 | Full Review…

The film's lifeblood can be found in its connective tissue, as Alpert continually revisits the same memorable assortment of Cuban peasants and city folk.

Nov 22, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

But it's the salt-of-the-earth Borregos, a trio of farmer brothers and their sister, who give the film its most involving through-line, and its heart.

Nov 22, 2017 | Full Review…

... Cuba and the Cameraman is sustained by the strong bonds of trust which the gregarious [director Jon] Alpert has evidently been able to maintain with Cubans from various echelons of this theoretically classless society.

Nov 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Interesting but long docu on Cuba under Castro.

Dec 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

He makes no bones about his leanings, and make no apologies, which lend significantly to the documentary. Whatever your politics, it's a stunning achievement.

Nov 30, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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