Let Cuba Live film forum
- Submitted by: manso
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- 09 / 23 / 2011
Sep 22, 2011. Saul Landau's latest film, "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?", will be screened Thursday, Sept. 29 at Rockland's Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education.
Rockland — Let Cuba Live will screen "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?" Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St., followed by discussion.
Directed by Emmy winner Saul Landau, "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?" posits that United State-backed violence against Cuba continued for decades. Some Bay of Pigs participants and the most well-known terrorists appear on camera to boast of or re-evaluate their activities over the years. Orlando Bosch, Jose Basulto, Luis Posada Carriles and Antonio Veciana discuss assassinations and other actions they took to bring down the revolutionary government.
The new film, featuring Danny Glover, Cuba's top counter spy and Fidel Castro himself (filmed recently), is combined with fascinating archival footage and a rare recorded interview from prison with one of the Cuban 5. These men are serving long sentences in U.S. prisons for trying to stop terrorism against tourist sites in their country.
Landau has produced more than 40 films. He has received numerous awards including an Emmy with Jack Willis for "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang"; the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award; the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting; the First Amendment Award; and the Bernardo O'Higgins award from the Chilean government for his human rights work. He is a senior fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
The showing is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 691-0322 or visit letcubalive.org. Entrance and parking is behind the former school building.
VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to [email protected].