The Regionís History: the Focus of the Caribbean Documentary
CIENFUEGOS, Cuba, June 12 (acn) Documentaries focusing on
the history and traditions of Caribbean countries make up
the 4th edition of the Film Traveling Exhibition of that
region, shown in this city until June 15.
Standing out are Catch a fire:
in the name of freedom, a Barbados-United Kingdom production
directed by Menelik Shabazz, which focuses on Paul Bogle, leader
of the Morant Bay rebellion of 1865. This documentary has won
important prizes at several Anglo-Saxon festivals, as explained
by Arelis Marrero, a specialist with the Provincial Cinema
Likewise, the documentaries The Black Mozart in Cuba, by
director Steve Stephanie James, on Joseph Boulogne, a great
composer of classical music and a violin virtuoso; and Yo soy
tumbero, by Bilko Cuervo, dedicated to the Tumba Francesa of
Bejucal, are being shown.
The official Web site of the Traveling Exhibition refers that,
as part of it, over 30
materials began to be screened in May at several of the islandís
movie theaters, and that the cycle will end in July in Havana,
from where the Exhibition will travel to other countries in the
Dedicated to the Caribbean Diaspora, the Exhibition has been
visiting Cienfuegos since June 8, where it has the Luisa Movie
Theater as its main venue.