In An Old Neighborhood

In An Old Neighborhood

Nicolás Guillén Landrián


In light of the explosion of cinema that accompanied the Cuban Revolution, the late Nicolas Guillen Landrian remained squarely within a verité documentary style. Relying on sophisticated editing strategies and complex uses of sound, he managed to capture and present everyday realities—particularly those of Afro-Cuban neighborhoods and the countryside—in unexpected ways.

Background Information
  • Country of origin: Cuba
  • Running Time: 9 minutes
  • Release Date: 1963