“The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.” This statement by Fidel Castro reflects his stand against capitalism. Considered as the pillar of Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro is a subject of a documentary film that dissects the Cuban communist’s past. Years after his death, Fidel remains a mysterious figure outside of Cuba and revered by his own people.
Fidel – The Untold Story features old interviews of Fidel; several never before seen footage take from the archives of the Cuban State as well as ruminations from his own family. Prominent figures and historians such as Sydney Pollack, Ramsey Clark, Congressman Charles Rangel, and Alice Walker dissects inside intelligence about the charismatic leader, weighing in over conflicts between Cuba and the United States. Despite tenstions between Cuba and the US, Castro is known for being friendly with other notable individuals like Muhammad Ali, Nelson Mandela and Ted Turner.