El Pueblo Armado
Joris Ivens

1961 / Cuba / 35’
OCT 21 / 9.30 pm, Cinemateca – M. F. Ribeiro Cinema
OCT 22 / 6.30 pm, São Jorge 3

The preparations of the Cuban population to defend the island and the revolutionary regime. Ivens films popular militias, reenacts combat sequences (even managing to convince counterrevolutionary prisoners to stage their surrender), and records spontaneous scenes.

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