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Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica

Overview
Works: 507 works in 1,305 publications in 7 languages and 16,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Musical films  Biography  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
 
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Most widely held works by Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ry Cooder travelled to Cuba in early 1998 to record a solo album with Ibrahim Ferrer, Wim Wenders accompanied him with a small film crew
Fresa y chocolate Strawberry and chocolate by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Cuban film details the unusual relationship between the flamboyant, educated Diego (Jorge Perugorría) and the young, homophobic, pro-Revolution David (Vladimir Cruz). Miserable at being dumped by his girlfriend, David at first spurns the attentions of Diego; however, at the prompting of his Communist roommate, Miguel (Francisco Gattorno), he cultivates an acquaintanceship with Diego in order to investigate his liberal leanings. Of course, Diego's cultured ways prove fascinating to the younger man and a true friendship grows. Add the slightly crazy neighbor Nancy (Mirta Ibarra), who frequently attempts suicide, as romantic fodder for David, and this playful drama becomes a heartwarming film
Memorias del subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

44 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Cuban society before and after the revolution as seen through the eyes of a Europeanized intellectual, a landlord and self-styled writer, who is too idealistic to leave for Miami but too decadent to fit into the new society
La Ultima Cena by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is a dazzling moral tale of a pious late-eighteenth-century slaveholder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting twelve of them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Spanish and French and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and there dies suddenly. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted for political nonconformity, and her husband Adolfo, a tasteless government official in charge of the funeral proceedings. As the cortege crosses Cuba, its path keeps crossing that of Mariano, a gallant truck driver who once had a crush on Gina and whose recurring presence crystallizes her doubts about her marriage
I︠A︡-- Kuba by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution
La batalla de Chile la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Marxist analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende's government in 1973
Lista de espera Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Lucia by Humberto Solás( Visual )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during three periods in Cuban history, the role of Lucia as a woman in the social milieu of each period is portrayed
Retrato de Teresa Portrait of Teresa by Pastor Vega( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresa is a housewife and mother whose involvement in political and cultural groups incurs the displeasure of her husband
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez Valdés( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; social-worker Julia always faints after hearing a certain word; and pot-smoking percussionist Elpidio was abandoned by his mother, coincidentally named Cuba, some time ago and has not yet gotten over the loss
La muerte de un burocrata The death of a bureaucrat by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarcastic and humorous portrayal of Cuban bureaucracy as seen in the story of a man's mounting frustration with his fruitless attempts to procure the pension of a recently-deceased uncle
I am Cuba : the ultimate edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'O mamute Siberiano, ' Vicente Ferraz documents the making of Soy Cuba, which was largely panned by Cubans, the Soviet Union and the West at its release, then nearly forgotten. Using new and archival footage and interviews, he also contrasts the Cuba shown in the film with the Cuba forty years later. Surviving members of the cast and crew are interviewed regarding the film's rediscovery and subsequent reclassification as a cinema masterpiece
Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes A very old man with enormous wings by Fernando Birri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parmi les ruines laissées par un cyclone en Colombie, atterrit un vieil homme avec des ailes énormes. Cette anatomie quasi miraculeuse attire les curieux et les dévots du monde entier. Muet et hirsute, cette "créature" fantastique est logée dans un poulailler alors que ses hôtes et visiteurs curieux attendent son message angélique, qui se révèlera une bénédiction douteuse
Nada + by Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted story of a Cuban postal worker and how she copes with her dreary life
Barrio Cuba( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at life and everyday struggles in Havana through three main stories-- when a woman dies in childbirth, the new father runs away; a lonely woman is courted by an older man, but can't forget her first love; a couple's relationship crumbles when they can't conceive a child
Hasta cierto punto Up to a certain point by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clever self-reflexive satire about the battle of the sexes in contemporary Cuba tells the story of an educated, liberal filmmaker who, in doing research for a film about the social problem of machismo in Cuban society, finds himself falling in love with the sexy, liberated Lina, a pioneering female dockworker
Miel para Oshún Honey for Oshun( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Cuba. When his father dies, a Cuban man raised in the United States learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but taken illegally out of Cuba. He returns to Cuba to search for her, helped by his cousin and a taxi driver
La edad de la peseta The silly age( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950's Havana, before the Revolution, Samuel is brought to Havana by his mother Alicia, a newly divorced woman, to live with her long-ignored mother Violeta. At first, Violeta teases and commands Samuel. She tries to intimidate him a little and threatens him with being sent away to school. But, rather suddenly he becomes Violeta's protégé. She's a portrait photographer and Samuel becomes her assistant. Gradually a nice relationship between Violeta and Samuel develops. Alicia meets Ramon, the plump and proper owner of a shoe store. Alicia goes to work at Ramon's shop, and eventually they marry. Meanwhile, Samuel receives some advanced kissing lessons. Samuel meets a beautiful woman delivering photo portraits. She is Violeta's most beautiful model, a movie star named film star Nuria. She turns out to be the girlfriend of one of the most famous heroes of the Cuban Revolution
Vampiros en la Habana Vampires in Havana by Juan Padrón( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Von Dracula, a vampire scientist, leaves Transylvania for Cuba, and invents "Vampisol," a potion that allows vampires to survive in sunlight. When the Professor announces his intention to donate the formula free of charge to vampires all over the world, the Vampire Mafia from Chicago and the European Group of Vampires from Dusseldorf Germany try to muscle in and steal the formula. The action escalates crazily as an assortment of bad guys, police, vampires and other monsters and our hero with his girlfriend are all caught up in the chase
 
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