From Dream to Harsh RealityStreaming Video - 2014 | French
This film explores the dreams and disillusionment created by Fidel Castro's revolution between the 1950s and 1980s. Learn about optimism during the first years of social reforms, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the regime's gradual repression that lead to a mass exodus from Mariel Harbor in 1980. A tiny communist bastion holding out against its giant U.S. neighbor, Cuba long fired the imaginations of many, but the dark sides of Russia's Cold War ally have since come to light.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2011
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (52 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: From Dream to Harsh Reality