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Cuban Film Poster Collection, 1962-2015

Cuban Film Poster Collection, 1962-2015
MS 00080
0.3 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Posters, from 1962 to 2015, of feature films, documentaries, animated films, film events, and others that were produced in Cuba by Cuban artists. Posters were primarily created by using a silk screen process and were made for both Cuban and non-Cuban films. Acc. 2011.691 are posters of two films by director Alfredo Ureta. Acc. 2012.227 also contains postcards with images of Cuban film posters. Acc. 2016.144 is a poster of the film, Café Amargo, directed by Rigoberto Jiménez.  2016.211 consists of 6 posters designed by Alejandro Rodriguez, known as Alucho.  Another poster in this accession was created by Nelson Garcia.
Cuba--Description and travel
Cuba--History--20th century
Cuba--History--21st century

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

03/25/2011. Acc. 2016.211 was purchased from Ann Marie Stock.
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Access Notes
Posters are generally in excellent to good condition with only minor folds and one tear.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Acc. 2011.185 and 2012.227 were purchased from Ann Marie Stock. Acc. 2011.691 was a gift of Alfredo Ureta. Acc. 2016.144 was a gift of Jorge Luis Barber, 2016..
Related Materials
Swem Library's Special Collections captured websites related to Cuban filmmakers, films, and related topics in May 2011 using the Archive-It web capture tool.
For more information please see https://archive-it.org/collections/2593.
Preferred Citation
Cuban Film Poster Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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