Fidel Castro has survived U.S. hostility, an invasion, several CIA assassination attempts and an economic embargo. His face has become an iconic image worldwide, yet the man himself remains an enigma to all but a few. Through interviews with relatives, childhood friends, fellow rebel leaders, Bay of Pigs veterans, human rights activists and journalists, this program constructs an intimate portrait of the most resilient of leaders.
Inspired by a lesson from Erik Satie, a film in the form of a street: Castro Street, running by the Standard Oil Refinery in Richmond, California.
Four characters are looking for a man called Castro, but we don't know why. For some mysterious reason, Castro is running. He has left his life behind, and survives by hiding in a room in a small city. He is basically alone, but someone has appeared in his life, Celia. She is young, beautiful, and sometimes cruel.
After directing two documentaries on Fidel Castro in 2002 ("Comandante") and 2003 ("Looking for Fidel"), filmmaker Oliver Stone returned to interview Castro in 2009 for the first in-depth conversation since Castro had stepped down as president and recovered from colon surgery. In this new film, Castro is interviewed at home, surrounded by his family. The stimulating conversation is friendly and casual, as Castro offers his perspective on current leaders such as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as well as controversial events such as the coup in Honduras, upheaval in Iran, and the collapse of the Soviet Union's effect on the Cuban economic model. Castro also reflects on some of the defining moments of his life during the last 50 years, including John F. Kennedy's assassination and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cardoza's death, a candidate for mayor of a village chief enemy and Rosauro Castro, leads to Mr. Garcia Mata to undertake an investigation. Upon arriving realizes that even the whole town, including the mayor, lives in fear by the chief and only achieved revenge end the injustices committed by Rosauro Castro.
A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
Through the voice of an impersonator, the cuban hero will recount with us his political career. This tender, caustic yet authentic portrait will take us through his life from euphoria to revolt, from hollow laugh to genuine cheerfulness. Here comes... "En la Piel de Fidel".
A playwright taunts a number of actors into improvising a truly ridiculous but subtlely meaningful meditation on Fidel Castro and his family.
In 1959, Fidel Castro rose to power in Cuba. He has been one of the most controversial figures in the world ever since. This is the story of the Cuban dictator's turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.
Dollan Cannell's documentary on the hundreds of alleged plots to assassinate Fidel Castro, and a look at the evolution of Cuban politics. If the title of this extraordinary film sounds ludicrous, don't be fooled. This film looks at the incredible story of the 638 alleged plots by the CIA and Cuban exiles to kill the Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Images set to a tape recording that slain San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk made in November 1977 to be played in case he was killed.
About Louie's Barber Shop in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, since 1947.
Constanza, princess of Spain, meets Pedro, her promised husband and future king of Portugal. Amidst political intrigue, Pedro falls in love with Inès, Constanza's aid. Inès returns hastily to Spain, repressing her own feelings, but Constanza dies suddenly. Pedro goes against his father's decision to marry a crowned girl, and reunites with his loved one. Three Portuguese nobles, acting in collusion with the king, persecute Inès in a palace, and kill her by the sword. The prince's faction is at the verge of war against their own king, but truce is reached at Oporto. Pedro sulks in agony until his father dies; then, he obtains the extradition of Inès' killers, and exacts terrific vengeance upon them, before crowning Inès as queen, posthumously.
Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
En Primera Fila Day 1 The successful formula of Sony Music continues its legacy with Cristian Castro. The series "Primera Fila", this idea of recording style and already tested Unplugged artists like Thalia, Franco de Vita and Miguel Mateos, returns with the successes of the Mexican and some new tracks. This production is published in two volumes, classified as "Day 1" and "Day 2", each on CD and DVD. It was recorded in November 2012 in Los Angeles, California, before hundreds of fans and a team of over 200 people. "En Primera Fila: Day 1" contains classics like "Vuelveme a Querer", "Azul", "No Podras" and "Lloran las Rosas" and duets with haash, Reik and Leonel Garcia. Also highlights the participation of his mother, Veronica Castro, who of course could not miss an event of such magnitude.
Part Two in the “Tran-ilogy of Terror” series. There’s a nightmare on Castro Street – a street where gay no longer means ‘happy’. Peaches Christ thought she was doing right by forcing her drunken gal pal Squeaky Blonde into rehab. When a sober Squeaky returns to the Castro, old ghosts prove too powerful and a terrifying relapse leads to a monstrous transformation!
Fidel Castro, the former President of Cuba and one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century, passed away in November. He famously claimed that "history will absolve me", but will it? This special film considers Castro and his legacy.
Recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.