Fifty years of political unrest and economic inequality in Cuba during the U.S. embargo
By staff writer
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Gosh!TV) 2016/7/31 – Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death, premiere in November. Spotlights Cuba and its people, providing contemporary context for a country that has experienced limited growth since its revolution in the 1950s. Including revealing interviews with a prize-winning author who could not be published in Cuba until recently, an artist and political activist who was imprisoned for his passion for freedom, and an architect who escaped oppression but remains scarred, the film shows how people live in political unrest and economic inequality when a country is on the cusp of cultural, social and economic change. Directed by Olatz López Garmendia and executive produced by Julian Schnabel.
Part of HBO’s thought-provoking documentary series: Alexandra Pelosi’s Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?,Mariela Castro’s March: Cuba’s LGBT Revolution, Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland Or Death, Class Divide and The Trans List…topics from U.S. politics to Cuba to failing middle class to transgender.