The golden age of Cuban cinema
A documentary directed by Ramon Suarez.
In March 1959, will be created in Havana ICAIC, the Cuban Institute of Art and Cinematographic Industry. This is the first act of cultural policy of the new regime. During the ten years that follow, under the auspices of this organization, the Cuban cinema is experiencing a tremendous boom. ICAIC with a new generation of filmmakers emerged and began to work – Gutierrez Alea to Humberto Solas, Julio Alberto Roldan Garcia Espinosa. The films that will turn these young directors belong neither a school nor a kind. This is a popular film in its essence and in his stories. Foreign directors will also work in Havana during this period Chris Marker, Joris Ivens, Agnes Varda, Armand Gatti. This is the story of this extraordinary adventure that we tell in this documentary, featuring interviews and film clips.