The Cuba Libre Story: Series 1

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Sociopolitical Documentary hosted by Ken Eaken, published by Looks Film in 2017 - English narration

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The Cuba Libre Story: Series 1 This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.

[edit] Breaking Chains

The documentary series that chronicles the history of Cuba begins with an examination of the native Cubans, Spanish invaders and the introduction of slavery.

[edit] War and Sugar

Sugar production on the island flourishes, but the country's relations with the United States sours, and military strongman Fulgencio Batista solidifies his power.

[edit] Gangsters Paradise

During Prohibition, the Mafia becomes a powerful presence on the island and gains a stranglehold on the successful gambling industry.

[edit] A Ragtag Revolution

In December 1959, rebel forces led by Fidel and Raul Castro and Che Guevara topple the corrupt Batista regime.

[edit] Making Heroes

Heroes of the revolution include the Castros Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos but Fidel Castro's brutality and radical leftist reforms divide them.

[edit] Of Soviets and Saviors

Fidel Castro nationalizes U.S. interests and aligns himself with Russia, leading the CIA to attempt an assassination.

[edit] Secrets and Sacrifices

In the 1980s, Cubans flee their restrictive country, cocaine finds its way into the government, and socialism in Europe collapses.

[edit] Moments of Transition

In the series finale, the end of the Cold War brings the country's isolation to a close.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: CRF-21 (~3215 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1280 x 720
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9
  • Audio Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 159 kb/s VBR 48000Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 52 mins
  • Framerate: 25. Fps
  • Number of Parts: 8
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.22 GB average
  • Source: WebRip
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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