Berlinale Blog 2018 #10: CUBAN FOOD STORIES – CULINARY CINEMA

     |    Tuesday February 27th, 2018

An old Cuban proverb says, “love comes in through the kitchen door.” Film critic Andrew Horn recognizes this warm-hearted openness in Asori Soto’s “Cuban Food Stories”. There used to be a Cuban restaurant near where I live that was operated by a small collective where no one person was the dedicated cook. Whoever happened to 

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51st Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

     |    Friday January 1st, 2010

51 years ago, on January 1, 1959, revolutionary forces under Fidel Castro conquered the Cuban capital Havana and effectively ended to the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. In the turbulent years that followed, Cuba became a beacon of hope through its egalitarian social gains and international solidarity. It was also plagued by ruthless treatment of dissenting 

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