Castro Dies! “Cuba, Libre?” Lives On!

Fidel Castro has died.

Fidel Mural CMH LOCWhat was Cuba like as a tourist destination before he came to power in 1959, and over three decades later after his ally, the Soviet Union, collapsed in 1991?

Cuba, Libre?, which provides a portrait of the Cuban leader and look into his country from the early decades of the 20th century until the present day, lives on.

It will be shown at 7:00 p.m. on December 5, 2016 at the Left Coast Writers salon meeting at Book Passage Bookstore & Cafe in Corte Madera, California.

Cuba, Libre? had four public screenings in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this year. It received an Honorable Mention award from last month’s SaMo Indie Fest in Santa Monica, California.

Last January, the documentary aired on the San Rafael, California non-commercial, public access television station, MarinTV. It will air again on these dates and times in December on Comcast Channel 26:

  • Friday 12/02/2016, 10:30AM
  • Wednesday 12/07/2016, 11:00 AM
  • Friday 12/09/2016, 3:00 PM
  • Friday 12/23/2016, 11:00 PM
  • Saturday 12/24/2016, 5:00 PM

“Cuba, Libre?” on The Locales Podcast

Just back from his first visit to Cuba, last Sunday podcaster Weston Moody interviewed Cuba, Libre? Director, Dick Jordan, for his show, “The Locales,” which hosts “conversations with guests from various countries “talking about the places to go, what to do, issues these places face and how to fit in.”

In the previous episode, Moody spoke with Cuba travel expert, Christopher P. Baker, one of five travel writers whose interviews appear in “Voices of The Present,”  the second half of Cuba, Libre?