NOW

Santiago Alvarez (Cuba), NOW, 1965, duration 05:07.

Shortly after the Cuban revolution, US embargos made it difficult for documentary filmmaker Santiago Alvarez to find materials to make films. NOW is probably his most famous film, a powerful indictment of the history of racism in the United States.

Alvarez is famous for stating “give me two photographs and a piece of music, and I’ll give you a film!”