Actor Danny Glover to Introduce Estela Bravo's Fascinating Documentary ``Fidel: The Untold Story''.Entertainment Editors
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 5, 2003
Direct From Cuba, American Filmmaker Estela Bravo To Be
On Hand For L.A. Premiere
Laemmle Theatres and First Run Features are pleased to announce that award-winning actor Danny Glover will introduce Estela Bravo's long-awaited documentary on Fidel Castro Noun 1. Fidel Castro - Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
Castro, Fidel Castro Ruz "FIDEL: THE UNTOLD STORY." The film will premiere March 7th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fairfax Cinemas in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , located at 7907 Beverly Blvd. and will be showing exclusively at the Fairfax Cinemas. Other celebrities and entertainment industry colleagues will be present to preview Bravo's documentary, a project that took 10 years in the making.
Estela Bravo's "Fidel: The Untold Story" features prominent Americans including Muhammed Ali, Ted Turner For other persons named Ted Turner, see Ted Turner (disambiguation).
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Alice Malsenior Walker, Walker , Harry Belafonte, Sydney Pollack, Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez and former and current U.S. government figures including Arthur Schlesinger, Ramsey Clark, Wayne Smith and Congressman Charles Rangel -- offering a unique political and historical viewpoint on Castro and the long-standing U.S. embargo against Cuba. The film includes exclusive interviews with Fidel Castro offering a rare glimpse into his life as Bravo's camera captures various personal and political moments with Castro swimming with bodyguards, visiting his childhood home, joking with his friend Nelson Mandela, meeting Elian Gonzalez, and celebrating his birthday with the Buena Vista Social Club The Buena Vista Social Club was a members club in Havana, Cuba that held dances and musical activities, becoming a popular location for musicians to meet and play during the 1940s. . "Fidel: The Untold Story" provides a compelling new perspective of this powerful and charismatic figure.
Estela Bravo is an American documentary filmmaker who for the past forty years has divided her time between New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of and Havana where her husband is a consulting professor at the Medical school. Her thirty award-winning films have focused on events throughout Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. and have been shown on many international television stations. At present Bravo is completing "Operation Peter Pan Operation Peter Pan (Operación Pedro Pan), was an operation coordinated by the United States government, the Roman Catholic Church, and Cuban exiles in which over 14,000 children were brought from Cuba to the United States. ," the story of 14,000 Cuban children whose parents sent them to the U.S. shortly after the triumph of the Cuban revolution. She is also working on "The Found Children of Argentina," a sequel of her earlier film, "The Missing Children." For further information on the film and show times, call 323-655-4010 or visit www.laemmle.com.