Skip to comments.COVERING CUBA 5: ACT OF REPUDIATION<BR> ACTO DE REPUDIO <BR>
Posted on 01/05/2007 1:12:24 PM PST by CHACHI
AB INDEPENDENT PRODUCTIONS/CC5
producer/director Agustin Blazquez
interviewer/assistant producer Jaums Sutton
© 2007 ABIP All Rights Reserved
distributed by www.CubaCollectibles.com
running time: 58' Color/B&W VIDEO DVD & VHS HI-FI Stereo
In English with Spanish subtitles
This is the fifth documentary of the series COVERING CUBA.
The first COVERING CUBA was released in 1995, followed by COVERING CUBA 2: The Next Generation in 2000
COVERING CUBA 3: Elian in 2002
and COVERING CUBA 4: The Rats Below in 2004
"Act of Repudiation" as practiced by the Cuban government, is the official use of public intimidation and repression against individuals and their families because of their views, through the used of trained mobs and violence, akin to those employed by Nazi Germany and the Ku Klux Klan.
ARTS AND POLITICS ARE INSEPARABLE IN CUBA
This is the story of the Act of Repudiation directed at internationally renowned concert guitarist Carlos Molina and his family. Molina and daughter Maritza, a child at the time of the assault, describe the acts of the government-incited mobs that attacked their home and the resulting trauma they still feel today. The Act resulted from Molina's request to emigrate, with his American-born wife, Marisa and his three daughters, to the U.S.
Molina, lauded as founder of the Cuban School of Guitar, began his performing career in 1969, the same year he graduated from the School of Law at the University of Havana. Daughter Maritza, an artist, relates the trauma she suffered by the Act of Repudiation directed at her family, which to this day, impacts her life and her artwork.
Featured: CARLOS MOLINA, MARITZA MOLINA with the collaboration of MARISA MOLINA
Music: all guitar pieces performed by CARLOS MOLINA and sung by soprano MARISA MOLINA
Vuelo del Moscardon by Rimsky Korsakov courtesy of PAQUITO D'RIVERA from the complementary CD of his book "Mi Vida Saxual," © Paquito D'Rivera 1998
Help (fragment), The Beatles by LENNON & McCARTHY
Clarinet notes by RICHARD STUMPF
Other incidental music arranged by Agustin Blazquez
Cover and featured artworks by MARITZA MOLINA © Maritza Molina 2006, All Rights Reserved
ph: 305 753-8610
This documentary contains art photos that may be offensive, parental discretion advised.
Anyway it sounds like a good thing to see. Maybe it can be shown on TV so the masses can see it? Hope so.