Distributor:  Icarus Films
Length:  55 minutes
Date:  2013
Genre:  Expository
Language:  Spanish / English subtitles
Grade level: 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Color/BW:  Color
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They Would All Be Queens

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The stories of several Soviet women who married Cuban men and moved to Cuba before the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

They Would All Be Queens

The stories of several Soviet women living in or around Camaguey, Cuba who married Cuban men and moved to Cuba in the 1980s before the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

When the Soviet Union fell and Cuba entered 'The Special Period' where food and all other goods became scarce if non-existant these women found themselves trapped in a situation they could have never imagined. THEY WOULD ALL BE QUEENS provides a unique insight into the fall-out of a geopolitical relationship forged during the Cold War and the individuals whose lives were deeply affected by it.

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Main credits

González, Oneyda (Producer)
Pérez Fernández, Gustavo (Director)

Other credits

Director of photography, Wilfredo Pérez; editor, Pedro Pérez Vila; sound, Jeiel Morejón, Erike Frías.


Distributor credits

A film by Gustavo Perez

Docuseek2 subjects

Cuba
Russia
Women's Studies
Cultural Anthropology
Social Studies
Business, Labor and Economics
Latin American History

Distributor subjects

Anthropology
Caribbean
Cold War Era
Eastern Europe
Economic Sociology
Family Relations
Geography
Globalization
History (World)
Latin America
Latin American Studies
Politics
Race and Racism
Russia
The Caribbean

Keywords

Cuba; Soviet Union; Russia; Eastern Europe; Cold War; marriage; cross-cultural; 1980s; 'special period'; Gustavo Perez; Todas iban ser reinas; They Would All Be Queens; Camaguey; marriage; mail-order bride,"They Would All Be Queens",Icarus Films; Cuba Media Project

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