Monday, October 04, 2010

From Che, With Love

"And now for you, Aleida, what is most deeply mine and the deepest part of both of us...” --Ernesto “Che” Guevara, speaking to his wife and reading from the poems of Martínez Villena, César Vallejo, and Pablo Neruda in a new documentary, Che, Un Hombre Nuevo.

On the film:
By means of this documentary we hope to disentangle some key factors: his intimacy, his never ending education, his coherence, studies and thought processes at the service of action and the construction of a new world, his extraordinarily poetic outlook of reality.

The narrative's primary support is the atmosphere generated by the evocation of memory; the idea is to present snippets of memory in which certain acts or deeds take place, seen from an intimate and subjective viewpoint, that of Ernesto Guevara, based on his texts, his recordings and literary narrations, stock footage from the time in which he lived and its contraposition to the current times, with a world scarred by violence and inequality.

After more than ten years of research while studying his written works, we believe that it is fundamental to offer the mythical image of Che from a new perspective, from the depth of his philosophy, to offer a dimension that lends new meaning to his public performance and shows the greatness of his acts.

Also this week in NYC:

Celebrate the Life, Legacy and Work of Ernesto "Che" Guevara! Friday, October 8th from 7:00pm - 10:00pm at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 521 West 126th Street (Amsterdam Ave. and Broadway)

This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Ernesto "Che" Guevara; a hero, warrior and teacher to all peoples! El Che's work and life story has inspired countless revolutionaries around the world. In honor of his life and in solidarity with the Free the Cuban 5 Month, The Popular Education Project to Free the Cuban 5 is organizing this event to pay homage to a man whose life, legacy and work still touches us all. Come learn, share and discuss the life of this incredible man. S

Come learn, share and discuss the life of this incredible man.  
Program/Speakers:
Film: El Che: Love, Politics, and Rebellion
Claudia De La Cruz, La Iglesia San Romero de Las Americas/UCC
Radhames Morales, Fuerza de la Revolucion
A representative from the U.S. Cuban Mission to the United Nations
A representative from El Circulo Bolivariano de NYC
A representative from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
A representative of Da Urban Butterflies

Friday October 8th, 2010 at 7pm
St. Marys Episcopal Church 521 w.126th St. Sanctuary
Between Amsterdam Ave. And Broadway

Take the 1 train to w. 125th St. Suggested Donation: $10 (no one will be turned away)
For more info. Contact The Popular Education Project to Free the Cuban 5: 718-601-4751, Freethecuban5@gmail.com, www.freethecuban5.com

1 comment:

  1. Oye, me encanta esto. Lo unico que no entiendo es la paradoja de "...no somos nada...hay que sentir por la injusticia de quien sea, en cualquier parte del mundo..."

    ¿Si no somos "nada" como podemos empatizar con los demás? Es decir, ¿si el ser humano no vale nada como individuo en los diseños de una sociedad enlucida, progresista y justa entonces como ese mismo tendra la capacidad de empatizar por los demas?

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