Films of Estela Bravo
Those Who Left
Cubans in Peru:
Two Years Late
Fidel - the Untold Story
Returning to Chile
Children in Debt
The National Ballet of Cubain Argentina
Holy Father and Gloria
After the Battle
Colour) Director: Felix Greene
A celebration of the Cuban revolution with both pre and post-revolutionary
archive film. Includes songs and dances of the Cuban people.
FILMS OF ESTELA BRAVO
Bravo is a documentary filmmaker
who has directed many films
about Latin America. Her style
is unique and brings out the
innermost feelings of the people
she interviews. The military
dictatorships, the struggle
for economic and political
freedom, problems of cultural
identity, repression, and the
tragedy of children who have
disappeared are present in
her documentaries made for
film and television. She has
been awarded prizes at festivals
in Bilbao, Havana, Leipzig,
Moscow, Rio de Janeiro and
WHO LEFT (1979, Colour)
This documentary is about Cubans who left their country at the beginning of
the Revolution, and who are now living in the United States. It reveals the
inside story of the exodus of unaccompanied Cuban children. Those Who Left
has won numerous awards.
IN PERU: TWO YEARS LATE (1982,
This film presents the experiences and views of Cubans who took part in the
occupation of the Peruvian Embassy in Havana in 1980.
- THE UNTOLD STORY (2007,
With extraordinary footage and commentary Bravo lets an untold story unfold,
juxtaposing the personal and anecdotal with the historical.
This film presents a new view of this powerful and compelling figure.
LOS MARIELITOS (1983, Colour)
This film is about those Cubans who left the island in 1980 from the port of
Mariel. After two years of living in the United States, they compare their former
lives with their new ones.
MIAMI HAVANA (1992,
A moving exploration of divided Cuban families.
MISSING CHILDREN (1985,
This film tells the story of two children who disappeared during the 1970s
under Argentina's military dictatorship, and were later reunited with their
RETURNING TO CHILE (1986,
Returning to Chile deals with the children of those Chileans who fled the military
dictatorship in the 70s and later returned, their political commitment as strong
CHILDREN IN DEBT (1985,
This film looks at the suffering of children in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and
Columbia, all living under the burden of the foreign debt.
THE NATIONAL BALLET OF
CUBA IN ARGENTINA (1984, Colour)
This film concerns the return to Buenos Aires after a twenty-year absence of
the brilliant ballerina Alicia Alonso.
HOLY FATHER AND GLORIA (1987,
In this film a young woman recounts her experiences under the military dictatorship
AFTER THE BATTLE (1990,
This film chronicles the history of Angola's struggle for independence, and
Cuba's pivotal contribution to its ultimate success.
A wide range of footage is available, including material on Fidel Castro
and Che Guevara.