Reviews

Aug 24, 2021
A unique documentary that gives voice to real people in the island [Full review in Spanish]
Dec 5, 2017
Interesting but long docu on Cuba under Castro.
Nov 30, 2017
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 23, 2017
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 22, 2017
A veteran documentarian's 40 years of charting the changing fortunes of Cuba and its people yields an informative and personal portrait of Castro's nation.
Nov 22, 2017
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
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 21, 2017
... 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.