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Waiting for Fidel

Waiting for Fidel

Inside Fidel Castro's Cuba with a movie-making threesome whose hope is that Fidel himself will star in their film. The filmmakers are Joseph Smallwood, former Newfoundland premier, Geoff Stirling, radio and televison owner, and Michael Rubbo, NFB film director. What happens while this unusual film crew awaits its star shows a good deal of the new Cuba, and also of the three Canadians who chose to film the island.

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Main credits

Daly, Tom (film producer)
Rubbo, Michael (film producer)
Rubbo, Michael (film director)
Rubbo, Michael (editor of moving image work)

Other credits

Photography, Douglas Kiefer.

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Fidel Castro; Cuba; "Waiting for Fidel"; Natl Film Board of Canada; films; filmmaking; communism; filmmakers; Canada;

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