Series (2 Episodes available)
JAUDEAU (Delphine), GOLD (MICK)
ARTE FRANCE, BROOK LAPPING PRODUCTIONS, TEMPS NOIR
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
For 60 years, Fidel Castro was a thorn in the side of USA and a symbol of anti-imperialist struggle. Castro and his compatriots played a prominent role on the international stage and contributed to changing the world.
Castro and his team changed the world in a way that was inconceivable for a mere Island in the Caribbean. By sending troops to fight alongside left-wing revolutionaries in Africa, and using soft power to influence other regimes in Latin America, Cuba–in Fidel’s words–"was a small country which behaved as if it had the resources of a great power". Moreover, he managed to get away with it for more than three decades.
For the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution in 2019, with views from every side: the Cubans, the Russians, the Americans, and the rest, this film reveals the history of Cuba as never before.
Award-winning producers Temps Noir (Cuba, an African Odyssey, Africa, history of a continent) and Brook Lapping (Obama Years, Putin, Russia and the West, Iran and the West) put their talents together to produce a fascinating insider account of 60 years of Cuba’s history and its place in the world.