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American Experience | Cuba Newsreels: Anti-American Protests, 1960 | PBS

Duration: 01:49
Program: American Experience #1703
Broadcast Date: Jan. 31, 2005

In 1959, Fidel Castro created the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Culture (Spanish acronym: I.C.A.I.C.), the agency in charge of film production and distribution. The institute owned and controlled cinemas, oversaw all Cuban film productions and monitored imported films. In this clip, protestors carry coffins through Havana to protest against American companies in Cuba.

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Post Date: August 3, 2011