Compétition internationale
45th edition
24 NOV > 3 DEC 2023, Nantes

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by Santiago ALVAREZ


« This film includes three chapters. The initial L.B.J. (Lyndon B. Johnson) articulate the film, namel : Chapter L Luther, B for Bob, and J for John or Jack… The film features three assassinations of American political personalities that shook world public opinion. The chapter on Martin Luther King is treated with respect and admiration. Y exposes the different theories that exist about the fight against racial discrimination within the black movement in the USA. The film speaks for itsel : Orff, Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone and Pablo Milanes are the narrative substance. The film is a synthesis of historical, didactic and satirical poetry whose theme is the role of violence in the USA, from the conquest of the West to our days. »

Santiago Alvarez, XIe Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen, 1970

  • Titre français
  • Photo
    Pepin Rodriguez, Adalberto Hernandez
  • Montage
    Norma Torrado, Idalberto Gálvez
  • Son
    Adalberto Jiménez, Raúl Pérez Ureta
  • Production
  • Ventes internationales
    ICAIC de Cuba : Maria Padron
  • Sous-titrage

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