Cuba and its amazing people. Exclusive interviews about life and inner human values. The unifying role of Cuban culture. What the Cuban soul is. A film about responsibility, respect, Life and Love. What the Creative Society is for Cubans?
The first documentary film in the series “Creative Essence of the Cuban Soul” was made within the framework of the international project Creative Society in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Ukraine.
The Cubans, outstanding representatives of Cuban culture, will tell about the creative essence of the Cuban Soul. Personal experiences and insights of wonderful creative people – representatives of various professions. Diversity, multiculturalism, solidarity, soulful and creative people – all this is Cuba!
Our sincere gratitude for contributing and participating in the production of the documentary:
The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Ukraine and personally to Natacha Díaz Aguilera, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, Fusion Dance and Music Company and personally to Lizt Alfonso, founder and general director of Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba
The Cuban band Buena Fe and personally to Israel Rojas, the leading voice of Buena Fe
La Colmenita theatre and personally to Carlos Alberto Cremata (Tin), general and artistic director of La Colmena theatre troupe and La Colmenita children’s theatre company
Reinaldo Enrique Leyva Powell, Founder of Salsa Club Kiev and head of the Cuban community in Ukraine
Betina Díaz Cruz, Designer
Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas, ambassador of Cuban music and musicians, founder of Cubafilin Records
Miguel Ángel Héctor Vega, Cuban singer and showman
Escobar Cuban restaurant and Escondido bar, and Cuba Camp Kiev for providing their facilities for filming.
00:00 Essence of Cuban culture
02:30 “Cuban culture unites people”. The Las congas tradition
03:40 Dancing in Cuban culture
05:43 “Every Cuban bears Cuba within themselves”
07:42 Art is always present in the life of a Cuban
08:30 “True art should look as Life”
13:55 Guantanamera: story if the song
16:45 Cuba is a mixture of various cultures
19:11 “Becoming famous, you should be kind”
19:55 Special theatrical art of Cuba
20:45 Cuban children ‘s theatre La Colmenita.
24:21 Conditions for creative youth in Cuba
26:32 Cubans about love and solidarity
28:49 Cubans support the Creative Society
30:59 How did the Creative Society project and the 8 Foundations emerge?
32:28 How do Cubans envision the Creative Society?
35:22 How to build the Creative Society?
37:28 “We should unite around the Creative Society idea!”
Сreative Society project official website