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Alvarez, Santiago 1919-1998

Overview
Works: 75 works in 141 publications in 4 languages and 714 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Short films  Newsreels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Biography  Drama  Interviews  Portraits 
Roles: Director, Author, Scenarist, Restager , Other
Classifications: PN1993.5.C8, 791.43097
Publication Timeline
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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 120 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 )

7 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago Alvarez( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 35 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
Cine a contracorriente un recorrido por el otro cine latinoamericano( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 24 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
Star knight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien spacecraft crashes into a lake during medieval times in Spain. The high sorcerer of the land believes the object to be of angels, while others believe it to be a dragon intent on destroying the land. The daughter of the king of a remote Spanish kingdom falls in love with a mysterious and charming alien. Her suitor, the king's best warrior, makes a desperate attempt to confront the alien and kill the dragon
Tributes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 21 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
Now by Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 19 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
Hanoi, martes 13, diciembre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the daily life of the Vietnamese before and after the bombing of Hanoi, with musical accompaniment
79 primaveras by Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A montage of film footage and photographs centering around Hò̂, Chí Minh and the Vietnam War
Colección Santiago Álvarez( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 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
LBJ( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montage of various film clips and photographs relating to Pres. Lyndon Baines Johnson
Antología de Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Hasta la victoria siempre = Forward to victory by Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film celebrates the life and revolutionary commitment of Che Guevara. The film was completed in less than 48 hours for a public memorial after Guevara was killed fighting for socialist revolution in Bolivia in 1967. Features evocative images of the Bolivian peasants he died fighting for and the Bolivian army and U.S. corporations he fought against as well as footage of Guevara's speeches at the UN in December 1964 and at the Non-Aligned Conference of 1965
Cuban cinema classics( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... showcases this island's world-acclaimed film tradition in a series of documentaries featuring Cuban people, places and politics."--Container
Ernesto Ché Guevara : una trilogia sobre el comandante( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three films produced in Cuba using historical film footage, that celebrate the life and political philosophy of the Latin American guerrilla fighter, Ernesto Guevara
Antología de Santiago Alvarez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films which discuss and feature the political history of Latin America in the last half of the 20th century
Wege der Revolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 7 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
79 springtimes of Ho Chi Minh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressionistic biography of the leader of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam; a life that spanned three revolutions, three continents, and three wars
 
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Alternative Names
Álvarez Román, Santiago 1919-1998

Román, Santiago Alvarez 1919-1998

Santiago Álvarez

Santiago Álvarez Cuban filmmaker

Santiago Álvarez filmregisseur uit Cuba (1919-1998)

Santiago Álvarez kubanischer Filmregisseur

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