DOK LEIPZIG 30 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER 2017
60TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

My Brother Fidel


My Brother Fidel


CATALOGUE TEXT
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 ...

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Credits
Original Title: Mi hermano Fidel
Country: Cuba
Year: 1977
Language: Spanish
Subtitle: English
Runtime: 16 min.
Format: DVD
Color: Colour
Director: Santiago Álvarez
Producer: Carlos H. Canals
Cinematographer: Iván Nápoles, Raúl Pérez Ureta
Editor: Miriam Talavera
Script: Rebeca Chávez, Santiago Ávarez
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