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Summary Jon Alpert began a chronicle of Fidel Castro’s Cuba in 1972, bringing along a small crew and a portable camera. Filmed over 45 years, Cuba and the Cameraman follows three families and Castro. Alpert was there for Cuba’s socialism of the early ‘70s, and for the 1980 Mariel Bay boatlift, when over 100,000 Cubans fled the island, accompanie...

Directed By: Jon Alpert

Written By: Jon Alpert

Cuba and the Cameraman
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 5 Critic Reviews
82
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary Jon Alpert began a chronicle of Fidel Castro’s Cuba in 1972, bringing along a small crew and a portable camera. Filmed over 45 years, Cuba and the Cameraman follows three families and Castro. Alpert was there for Cuba’s socialism of the early ‘70s, and for the 1980 Mariel Bay boatlift, when over 100,000 Cubans fled the island, accompanie...

Directed By: Jon Alpert

Written By: Jon Alpert

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 5 Critic Reviews
82
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Universal Acclaim Based on 5 Critic Reviews
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100% Positive
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0% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.2
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8 Ratings
0% Mixed
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20% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.2
80% Positive
8 Ratings
0% Mixed
0 Ratings
20% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Downtown Community Television Center
Release Date Nov 24, 2017
Duration 1 h 53 m
News & Documentary Emmy Awards
1 Nomination