TIERRALISMO: Stories From a Cooperative Farm
Director: Alejandro Ramírez Anderson
49 minutes, 2013
(Spanish with English subtitles)
Tierralismo is a beautiful film about the Alamar "organiponico" (organic coopareative farm) located outside of Havana. The organiponico was organized in the 1990's during the height of the Special Period in Cuba. Tierralismo contains interviews with many of the members of the cooperative who share their stories about how they got there and what the organiponico has contributed to their community. This Alamar organiponico is world-renowned, many specialists in organic farming, agricultural students and investigators visit the farm throughout the year.