The Criterion Collection
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, who has written on Cuban arts and history for many years, is the author of Island People: The Caribbean and the World. He is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and teaches at NYU.
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea brought cinema to the center of Cuban society with this richly ambiguous portrait of postrevolutionary Havana.
By Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
A group of Cuba’s most seasoned musicians became an international sensation upon the release of this acclaimed documentary portrait.