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The Cuba Media Project

Six independent Cuban documentaries from the Cuba Media Project of the Americas Media Initiative.

The Americas Media Initiative provides an opportunity for independent Cuban filmmakers to showcase their work in the United States. Their films provide intimate snapshots of the people of Cuba and the rich texture of daily life there.

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A Bridge Over the RiverA Bridge Over the River

Profiles Lency, a man who lives in Cuba's central mountains who has a creative solution to all of life's daily problems there.

Icarus Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 30 minutes
ElenaElena
Follows several residents in the 'Elena' building, located in Central Havana, over a three-year period.
Icarus Films ♦ 2014 ♦ 43 minutes ♦ 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Major Leagues?Major Leagues?

Profiles members of the Cuban National women's baseball team, who pursue their passion in a society filled with machismo and prejudice.

Icarus Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 27 minutes ♦ 8-12, College, Adult
MasksMasks

In the macho world of Cuban culture, Margot and Roxana stand out-they are two of the country's best-known drag queens.

Icarus Films ♦ 2015 ♦ 35 minutes
They Would All Be QueensThey Would All Be Queens

The stories of several Soviet women who married Cuban men and moved to Cuba before the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Icarus Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 55 minutes ♦ 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
TierralismoTierralismo
An in-depth portrait of a Cuban agricultural collective that has drawn international acclaim for its sustainable practices.
Icarus Films ♦ 2014 ♦ 49 minutes ♦ 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Zone of SilenceZone of Silence
Five Cuban intellectuals discuss censorship as a historical, political and social phenomenon.
Icarus Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 40 minutes ♦ 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT

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