Ire a Santiago (I Will Go to Santiago)

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Director Film Ire a Santiago (I Will Go to Santiago)
Sara Gomez

Ire a Santiago ( I Will Go to Santiago )
Sara Gomez (Cuba)
Documentary [L C]
14 minutes

This black-and-white film is a loving portrait of Santiago de Cuba and its people. It provides a view of Cuba as a picturesque country, the product of an earthy mix of black and criollo cultures. The film uses historical images which portray the end of the eighteenth century when Haitian slave owners fled with their slaves to Cuba after the Haitian Revolution.

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