Los Zafiros Movie Protest
98-24, April 7,
CUBAN EXILE COMMUNITY
AGAINST FILM "THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LOS ZAFIROS"
The following information was forwarded by the City of Miami
Police Department Special Investigations Section (SIS):
SIS monitored the premiere screening of a controversial film
the life and times of Los Zafiros, a prominent Cuban musical
the 1960s. The event was held at the Gusman Center,
174 East Flagler Street, Miami, Florida.
The film was produced by Cuban exile Hugo Cancio and was
shot in Cuba
in its entirety. As such, the film has received
throughout a large segment of the Cuban exile community
since it is
viewed as Cuban government propaganda.
According to SIS representatives, security measures were
the Guzman Center throughout the course of the event.
event, held at the Guzman Center approximately two years
in physical altercations between opposing Cuban exile
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