Barrio Nuevo

This documentary by Cuban filmmaker Rigoberto Jimenez depicts the Cuban mountain village of “Barrio Nuevo,” a project that never fully came to fruition. Several farmers and women from the area are interviewed. They describe their lives, the joys and challenges of living a rural life in the mountains of Cuba. Between each clip with a resident, sights and sounds of the area are beautifully depicted. This film is in Spanish with no subtitles. Continue reading