The Queen of Thursdays

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This fascinating documentary with its intriguing title is the bitter-sweet story of Rosario “Charin” Suárez a Cuban ballerina hailed by many as the best of her generation.  Her tale starts when Fidel Castro first came to power in 1959 and he invited Alicia Alonso the country’s leading prima ballerina and her husband Fernando to establish … Continue reading



UNA NOCHE

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This story is a day and a very long night in the lives of three Cuban teenagers who are desperate for a better life.  For hotheaded Raul this can only mean one thing and that’s leaving an impoverished dilapidated Havana for Miami where he’s convinced the streets are paved with riches. He wants to seek … Continue reading



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