Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films brings together innovative Cuban posters promoting American films, made from 1960 to 2012. Produced by Instituto Cubano del Arte Industria Cinematograficos (ICAIC), the posters were part of an initiative of the communist government to develop cultural awareness and dialogue after Fidel Castro and the guerilla forces overthrew the brutal dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. The Cuban revolution of 1959 altered not only politics, society, and the economy but the cultural sphere as well, greatly expanding access to and engagement with the arts, particularly cinema, for a large portion of the
|When||Sunday, August 20, 2017-Sunday, January 7, 2018.|
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Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 E. Union St.
Pasadena, CA 91101