Category Archives: Cuban American Documentary

CUBAN VINTAGE POSTERS – Where it ALL Started for NICOLITA

Before I started Nicolita in 2003, I was on a personal quest to learn what Cuba was like when my parents were living there. Because we were not allowed to visit Cuba before 2009 legally, it became a burning desire … Continue reading

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8th Gainesville Latino Film Festival starts Thursday

Erica Brough/Staff Photographer Latina Women’s League members, clockwise from bottom left, Martha Berdat, Maria C. Silva, Victoria Condor-Williams, Adriana Suarez, Maria del Pilar Paz, Maria Zelaya, Priscilla Kissinger and Alba Amaya-Burns, meet to discuss the upcoming Latino Film Festival in … Continue reading

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Emmy nominated, Pastport: Cuba The Search for Nicolita kicks off Latino Film Festival

FESTIVAL GUEST DIRECTOR/ NICOLE DI ROCCO NICOLITA’S designer, Nicole Di Rocco, established NICOLITA Swimwear in 2003. For the last seven seasons, Di Rocco’s designs and creative direction has built her brand by focusing on conservative sexy and curve conscious styles. … Continue reading

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Daily Pilot- Collection inspired by 1940s Cuba

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Reminiscing of Cuba

Today celebrates a year since our life changing two week trip to Cuba in 2009.  I have had a lot of people ask me about the trip and my experience traveling to Cuba LEGALLY and what my reactions were to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks- Cuban Style

It was a year ago the day after Thanksgiving that we traveled to Cuba to film the documentary and embark on a life changing adventure. I cannot believe a year has gone by so quickly and how much my life … Continue reading

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Pastport: Cuba – The Search for Nicolita – Airs November 7th on Si TV

So let’s all get our Tivos ready and make a date to watch PASTPORT: CUBA The Search for Nicolita this Sunday on Si TV! I can’t believe the Documentary is finally here and I get to share this incredible trip … Continue reading

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Cuban-American Documentary

Havana, Cuba is still the same. Even though its majestic Spanish colonial architecture is now decaying under the Caribbean sun, it still appears larger than life. It’s easy to find inspiration in such a metropolis. Cuban American entrepreneur and swimwear … Continue reading

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