Silvio Rodriguez: My First Calling
25 mins | Documentary | US/Cuba | 2020
The little-known story of Cuban songwriter Silvio Rodriguez, speaking in first person about the life-defining experience he had at 14-years-old when he signed up to join the youth brigades of the 1961 Literacy Campaign and taught a campesino family how to read and write.
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Directed by Catherine Murphy
Producers: Josue Garcia, Ana Laura Pereira, Angel Piedra
Cinematographer: Roberto Chile
Direct Sound: Salvador Combarro
Editor: Daniel Diez Jr.
Music: Silvio Rodriguez, Aldo Lopez-Gavilán
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Español | Por Micaela Ovelar Márquez
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Discography Silvio Rodríguez
English | By Micaela Ovelar Márquez
Silvio Rodríguez Discografía
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