TRAVELLER'S NOTEBOOK is an account of the trip Joris Ivens made when he visited Cuba in 1961. It shows many aspects of the post-revolution country: its education, culture, health care, defence, agriculture, industry, and political organization. The documentary reflects the euphoria of the first years after the Cuban revolution.
black and white
Spoken languages: Spanish
Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematografica Havana
Ramón F. Suarez, Jorge Herrera, Roberto Larrabure, Gustave Maynolet
A PEOPLE IN ARMS was shot by Joris Ivens in 1961 and illustrates the Cuban people's determination to defend the revolution. To make this film, Ivens and his crew followed a military brigade which consisted of volunteers.…