After decades of persecution and neglect, Cuba’s LGBT community finds itself in the midst of a new struggle – the fight for equality. The leader of this uprising is Mariela Castro, charismatic daughter of President Raul Castro and a member of Cuba’s National Assembly
MARIELA CASTRO’S MARCH: CUBA’S LGBT REVOLUTION
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HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2016, including MARIELA CASTRO’S MARCH: CUBA’S LGBT REVOLUTION; PATRIA O MUERTE: CUBA, FATHERLAND OR DEATH; CLASS DIVIDE, and THE TRANS LIST.
2015 DOC NYC Complete Lineup; Secretary Hillary Clinton to Attend Closing Night World Premiere of ONCE AND FOR ALL
The 2015 DOC NYC documentary festival, running November 12 to 19, will include over 200 films and events. Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in attendance for the Closing Night world premiere of AOL’s MAKERS’ Once and For All, directed by Michael Epstein and Dyllan McGee, about the 1995 Beijing Women’s Conference where then-First Lady Clinton gave a historic address on women’s rights. Director Amy Berg will present her Janis Joplin portrait, Janis: Little Girl Blue, for the festival’s Centerpiece on November […]