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Blockbuster Che Guevara documentary premiere’s in Miami this Friday


Our friend Augustin Blazquez "Tore the roof of the Sucka!" with this one, amigos!

World premiere of the documentary CHE: THE OTHER SIDE OF AN ICON, produced & directed by Agustin Blazquez at the Miami-Dade College’s Tower Theater, on October 8 & 9 (6:45 pm) & 10 (4:30 pm), 2010. Sponsored in part by the Miami-Dade College. Also an screening at the University of Miami's Casa Bacardi on October 11, 2010 (6:30 pm) and a premiere at Maison de l'Amerique Latine in Paris, France, sponsored by Zoe Valdes, Ricardo Vega & Lunaticas Productions on October 18, 2010 (9:00 pm).

This film profiles the life of the man killed in Bolivia, as well as "Che", the icon, who lives on today. It presents the real man behind the myth, his legacy and why he has become so popular among the youth, revolutionaries and terrorists of the world. It explores the dangers of believing in Che's carefully constructed fake public image--herein lies the real Che. This documentary is based on sources who worked directly with him, knew his family in Argentina and Havana --who were intimately acquainted with Che's personal and political trajectory as well as his academic scholars.

With the testimonies of:
Abel N. Morales, Agustin Alles Soberon, Antonio de la Cova, Armando M. Lago, Barbara Rangel Rojas, Barbara Rojas, Emilio Izquierdo, Ernesto Betancourt, Enrique Encinosa, Enrique Ros, Felix Ismael Rodriguez, Gustavo Mata, Humberto Fontova, Jaime Suchliki, Javier D. Souto, Jorge Beruff, Margot Menendez, Pedro Corzo, Roberto Bismarck, Rolando Castaño, Roberto Martin Perez & Sergio G. Muñiz

Narrator GUSTAVO REX, asistant & interviewer in English Jaums Sutton
interviewers in Spanish Ana Maria Lamar & Vivian Gude
final song You Don’t Know Che by STEVE PICHAN video on,
additional music Rodolfo Guzman, Virginia Alonso, Springfield United Methodist Church Choir, Caryl Traten Fisher, Rafael Monteagudo, Carlos Molina & Marisa Molina

3 comments to Blockbuster Che Guevara documentary premiere’s in Miami this Friday

  • Mr. Mojito

    Will you be there in person Humberto?

    Also, how could those not there see this, will it be on DVD? I saw the "Anatomy of a Myth" film from the Real Cuba, is this similar?

  • Similar to Anatomia but in English, directed at a younger U.S. audience. Will I be there?

    No jodas!

    The hunting seasons are raging over here! And most of the interviewees are Miami-based, anyway. They certainly don't need me.

  • Mr. Mojito

    I see. As for that Louisiana hunting season, I keep waiting for you to pop up on the show 'Swamp People' :)

    You may not be "needed", but you could provide the event some hyperbolic flare :)