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The Other Francisco

El otro Francisco

Directed by Sergio Giral
Cuba, 1975


The Other Francisco was the first film in a trilogy of films made by Sergio Giral, a black Cuban, about the history of slavery in Cuba. The movie is built around a critique of 19th century abolitionist Anselmo Suarez y Romero’s novel, Francisco.

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The Other Francisco Directed by Sergio Giral

Awards & Festivals

Moscow International Film Festival

1975 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize - Diploma

Cartagena Film Festival

1980 | Special Mention: Best Film

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