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Title Waiting for Fidel / National Film Board of Canada ; produced by Tom Daly and Erich Honecker ; directed and edited by Michael Rubbo
Published Chicago : Facets Video, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  972.91064 Castro Low/Wff  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Facets Video cool docs
Facets Video cool docs.
Summary An unlikely trio - filmmaker Michael Rubbo, Geoff Stirling, a millionaire Canadian broadcaster and higher consciousness seeker - and Joey Smallwood, a former Premier of Newfoundland, travel to Cuba in a private jet. Their goal is to meet with Fidel Castro and create a dialogue between him and the United States. But Fidel never show up. Michael Rubbo records each step of this wayward quest to meet the leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro
Notes Title from container
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
Special features: video interview with Geoff Stirling, the Canadian millionaire traveling with the filmmaker's company, by Roger Maunder of the Nickel Film Festival; video letter from director Michael Rubbo about the making-of 'Waiting for Fidel'
Credits Executive Producer, Colin Low
Performer Interviews with: Joey Smallwood, Geoff Stirling, Erich Honecker, Bernabe Ordez, Michael Rubbo
Notes DVD, All-zone regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Not rated
Subject Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Author Rubbo, Michael.
Smallwood, Joseph R., 1900-1991.
Stirling, Geoff
Honecker, Erich.
Ordez, Bernabe
National Film Board of Canada.
Facets Video (Firm)
ISBN 1565804139