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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (2017)

Director: Lucy Walker
Starring: Ibrahim Ferrer, Eliades Ochoa

Members of Buena Vista Social Club discuss their musical careers and the extraordinary circumstances that brought them together. Read more

Juan of the Dead (2011)

Director: Alejandro Brugues
Starring: Alexis Diaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorria, Andrea Duro

Juan (Alexis Diaz Villegas) is a spindly, laid back Cuban who spends most of his time doing the occasional illegal odd job with his slacker best bud L... Read more

La Verdad? ( The Truth? ) (2007)

Director: Helen Smyth

"Which is more treacherous: to betray your government or to lie to your friends, family and colleagues for more than 40 years? In 2000, journalist Hel... Read more

Balseros (2002)

Director: Josep Ma Domenech

A unique look at the immigrant experience, this documentary relates the story of the thousands of refugees who took up Fidel Castro's offer to leave C... Read more

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Ruben Gonzalez, Eliades Ochoa

German filmmaker Wim Wenders' documentary counterpart to the Grammy-winning album follows guitarist/musicoligist Ry Cooder on a trip to Havana and an... Read more

Strawberry and Chocolate (1994)

Director: Juan Carlos Tabio, Tomas Gutierrez Alea
Starring: Jorge Perugorria, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra

Set in 1979 Havana and focusing on the blossoming friendship between a flamboyant, art-minded gay and a determinedly straight political-science studen... Read more