The Creative Work of Two Cuban Filmmakers: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Fernando Pérez

Cultures and Liberations
By Mercedes Santos Moray

Cuban cinema, which existed before 1959, took an exceptional importance after the triumph of the Revolution and the foundation of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry. The article sketches the trajectories of two film directors, who belonged to two generations, and maintained their freedom of creation in documentary film as well as in fiction.

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