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Under the Surface of the Image: Cultural Narrative, Symbolic Landscapes, and National Identity in the Films of Jorge de León and Armando Capó

  • Ruth Goldberg
Part of the Global Cinema book series (GLOBALCINE)

Abstract

Within the rapidly shifting landscape of Cuban audiovisual culture, a younger generation of directors is experimenting with the documentary form, breathing new life into a tradition of nonfiction film on the topic of a complex and evolving national identity. This chapter will discuss the work of Jorge de León and Armando Capó, two of the noteworthy independent filmmakers whose bold aesthetic and creative risks expand the borders of Cuban documentary film into new and uncharted territory.

Keywords

National Identity Cultural Narrative Colonial Legacy National Radio Narrative Strategy 
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© Vinicius Navarro and Juan Carlos Rodríguez 2014

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