José Martí: El Ojo del Canario
Drama / 2010 / 120 min / Cuba
Director/Screenwriter: Fernando Pérez
Starring: Damián Antonio Rodríguez Vidal, Daniel Romero Bildaín, Rolando Brito
José Martí, writer, politician, and most revered Cuban national hero belonged to Cuba’s elite but championed the poor and disadvantaged. This film focuses on his formative years, aged 9-17, leading up to his incarceration for his revolutionary activity. Winner of Mexico’s Silver Ariel award for Best Latin-American Film.