Alejandro Rios

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Hit Picks of Miami Lit

    In which local authors and aficionados list their favorites

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Cuba's Screen Dreams

    Hollywood's hits fill Havana's movie theaters. Just don't ask how they got there.

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002


    Cuban Cinema Series

    Miami-Dade Community College

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Before the Lights Go Down

    Poland versus Chediak: There was plenty of drama at the Nineteenth Annual Miami Film Festival

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Carlos Cruz's Second Act

    In his native Cuba he was a film star. Here in the States he's just another car salesman with a dream.

  • News

    April 13, 2000


    Stop in the name of love

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Cuba Ordinance 101

    A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law

  • News

    February 17, 2000


    Kids in Exile: Right-winging it

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Portrait of the Artist As a Communist Bureaucrat

    Cuba's Minister of Culture Abel Prieto faces a daunting challenge: Sell Cuban culture to the world, but don't sell out the revolution

  • Calendar

    June 4, 1998
  • News

    January 29, 1998

    Found Poets

    Rebuffed by mainstream publishing, a group of exile writers has been busy producing darkly astonishing accounts of life after Cuba

  • News

    April 10, 1997

    Images of Exile

    No money. No filmmaking experience. No hope for commercial success. Minor details didn't stop Joe Cardona and Alex Anton from exploring their Cuban heritage.

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    But Will It Play in Peoria?

    Is Willy Chirino's new video too controversial for local audiences? Nobody seems more worried than Willy Chirino.

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Havana Does Not Believe in Tears

    Prize-winning author Roberto Uria landed in hot water in Cuba. Granted refugee status in the U.S., he must now sink or swim.

  • News

    August 24, 1994

    Shadow Plays

    Full of dark truths, new Cuban films and videos raise the shades on the island's past, illuminate its present, and -- maybe -- predict its future