From the modern to the postmodern: gender in Cuban cinema, 1974-1990
Baron, Guy (2009) From the modern to the postmodern: gender in Cuban cinema, 1974-1990. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.
The Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematogräficos (ICAIC) was the first cultural institution to be created by the new Cuban revolutionary government in 1959. One of its aims was to create a revolutionary cinema to suit the needs of the Revolution in a climate of transformation and renewal. At the same time, issues of gender equality and gender relations became extremely important in a revolution attempting to eradicate some of the negative social tendencies of the past.
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