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Castro's Spies (N/C 12+)

26 February - 1 March

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Hailed as the last soldiers of the Cold War, The Cuban Five were an elite group of undercover agents who operated out of Florida in the 1990s. Abandoning unsuspecting families to ‘defect’ to America, they assumed new identities, led double lives and sacrificed everything to defend Castro’s Cuba from the threat of foreign attack. This fascinating, forensic film features in-depth interviews with all five agents, revealing the risks they took and their place in the bigger picture of fraught Cuban-American relations. A documentary as tense as any John le Carré novel.

This screening includes a Q&A with filmmakers Ollie Aslin and Gary Lennon.

UK Premiere. Thanks to Submarine Entertainment

A fascinating piece of work.

The Irish Times
  • Directors Ollie Aslin, Gary Lennon
  • Country Ireland
  • Year of Production 2020
  • Running Time 1h43m
  • Certificate N/C 12+
  • Content Warning Strong physical violence, blood/gore
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