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Alvarez, Santiago 1919-1998

Overview
Works: 58 works in 73 publications in 4 languages and 502 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Biography  Portraits  Short films  Drama 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1993.5.C8, 791.43097
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Santiago Alvarez Publications about Santiago Alvarez
Publications by  Santiago Alvarez Publications by Santiago Alvarez
posthumous Publications by Santiago Alvarez, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Santiago Alvarez
He who hits first, hits twice the urgent cinema of Santiago Alvarez by Santiago Alvarez ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of films by Santiago Alvarez, who used newsreels as inspiration for his documentaries. Also includes a documentary about Alvarez himself
Cine y revolución en Cuba ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santiago Alvarez ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Protest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains three short films from Cuba's national film institute, ICAIC. NOW! is a Santiago Alvarez documentary on racism and the struggle for civil rights in the U.S. during the 1960s, including images from U.S. broadcast news and the voice of Lena Horne. LBJ is a Santiago Alvarez documentary examining President Johnson and the U.S. political scene in the early 1960s. Prayer for Marilyn Monroe integrates images of the actress with verses from Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal
Tributes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two short films from Cuba's national film institute, ICAIC. For Camilo by Luis F. Bernaza, pays homage to revolutionary hero Camilo Cienfuegos. Each year on the anniversary of his death Cubans commemorate him by floating flowers in rivers and the sea. Pedro Chaskel's A photo travels the world demonstrates the power of Che's iconic image and tells the story of the photographer who captured it on film
Una visión multiple de la comunicación by Modesto A Tuñón F. ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montage of U.S. news films and stills that captures the repressive reaction of some authorities to the civil rights movement and the resulting suffering, frustration, and bitterness. The images are accompanied by the song, Now, which was banned on many American radio stations
Antología de Santiago Alvarez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colección Santiago Álvarez ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santiago Álvarez (1919-1998) was a Cuban filmmaker who wrote and directed many documentaries about Cuban and American culture. Among his most famous works was the short Now (1964), about racial discrimination and featuring singer/actress Lena Horne. LBJ (1968) and 79 Primaveras (1969) examined figures of the Vietnam War
Cuban cinema classics ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... showcases this island's world-acclaimed film tradition in a series of documentaries featuring Cuban people, places and politics."--Container
Cine a contracorriente un recorrido por el otro cine latinoamericano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The DVD serves as a catalogue accompanying the international travelling cinema program "Cine a Contracorriente: Latinoamérica y España" ... [This] edition produced jointly by Cameo, containing a selection of Latin American experimental film, from the 1930s to the present day.--From publisher description
79 primaveras ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A montage of film footage and photographs centering around Hò̂, Chí Minh and the Vietnam War
Wege der Revolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The featured film traces the life of the Latin American revolutionary and politician. Three short films document the recollections of the photographer, Alberto "Korda" Gutierrez, whose iconic image of Ché Guevara became familiar around the world and the recollections of three men who were the only survivors of Ché Guevara's guerilla band in Bolivia. A fourth short film is a propaganda film concerning Vietnamese culture and the United States' war in Vietnam
Antología de Santiago Alvarez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cine a contracorriente un recorrido por el otro cine latinoamericano = a journey through the other Latin American cinema ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthologie de 19 courts métrages expérimentaux d'Amérique latine, réalisés entre 1933 et 2008
La isla de la música The island of music ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the history of Cuban popular music
Antología de Santiago Alvarez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ernesto Ché Guevara una trilogia sobre el comandante ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary figure of Ché -- a young Argentine physician becomes a guerrilla comander in the Cuban struggle against tyranny. After the triumphant revolution, his ideals of liberty and justice lead him to organize a guerrilla force to liberate Bolivia, where he dies. A casual photo immortalizes his image around the world. These three films explore the legend and the man
Hanoi, martes 13, diciembre ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in Hanoi on December 13, 1966, this documentary records the lives of people in the Vietnam capital and surrounding countryside at the height of U.S. bombing. Their daily activities are presented in a collage of images: building irrigation ditches, planting rice, fishing, weaving ... life continued despite the shower of U.S. bombs. During these air raids, the people formed armed self-defense units so efficient that the life of the nation was not interrupted
Memorias para un reencuentro : conversación con Santiago Álvarez by Santiago Alvarez ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Álvarez Román, Santiago 1919-1998
Román, Santiago Alvarez 1919-1998
Languages
Spanish (30)
English (7)
Portuguese (5)
German (2)