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Summer Review: Cuba: Art and the Revolution

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The sixth of seven programmes in which Summer Review offers a repeat of the best work done in Review during the past season.
Of all the communist states, Cuba encourages the most artistic experiment. The result has been a flowering of creative activity and an enthusiasm which sometimes clashes with the underlying view of the authorities that art is a weapon of state.
Review reports from Cuba, with an on-the-spot look at the new film industry, the National Folkloric Ballet Company, prima ballerina Alicia Alonso, and three modern theatre groups. There are also interviews with leading writers about the place of artists in Castro's revolution and how much freedom they have in a communist regime.

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Producer: Peter Adam
Editor: James Mossman

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Summer Review: Cuba: Art and the Revolution

BBC Two England, 29 August 1970 21.10






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