Film Archive

Jahr

My Brother Fidel

Documentary Film
Cuba
1977
16 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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Carlos H. Canals
Santiago Álvarez
Iván Nápoles, Raúl Pérez Ureta
Miriam Talavera
Rebeca Chávez, Santiago Ávarez
In 1977, Fidel Castro (1926–2016) visited a blind 93-year-old in the mountains of Cuba, who told him about his childhood meeting with the Cuban national hero José Martí (1853–1895), shortly before he was killed in the Cuban War of Independence against Spain. The old man did not know who his visitor was ...

Ralph Eue