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Seguridad

Seguridad
Tamara Segura
2024 | 76 mins
Feature Documentary
Spanish with English Subtitles

Awards and Festivals

  • Official SelectionMiami Film Festival (2024)

  • Official Selection Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (2024)

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Short Synopsis


Long Synopsis


Director's Statement

Poster

Excerpts

Tamara talks about her father.


Rum ruined the Segura family.


Tamara decides not to return home to Cuba.



Images


A warm memory of Tamara and her father in 1990s Cuba.

Tamara's cousin Gaspar grapples with the consequences of his unprocessed trauma.

A quiet moment between Tamara and her grandmother Yolanda.

A young Tamara with her father, Jorge Segura.

Tamara in her new-found home of St. John's, NL, 3,600 km from Cuba.

Cuba's "youngest soldier", Tamara Segura as a baby.

The awakening of a buried trauma.

The endless waiting for an absent father.

Team


Tamara Segura
Writer/Director


Photo
Photo : Felipe Diaz




Annette Clarke
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Dave Howells




Rohan Fernando
Producer and Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : ©2021 Meghan Tansey Whitton




John Christou
Executive Producer, Director of Production & Operations, Programming | Creation


Photo
Photo : NFB




Kelly Davis
Associate Producer


Photo
Photo : NFB



Credits

Written, Directed and Narrated by

Tamara Segura

 

Edited by

Andrea Henriquez

Tamara Segura

 

Director of Photography

Deymi D’Atri

 

Original Music

Andrew Sisk

 

Mis Raices

by Mayte Segura & Cubandaluz

 

Sound Design

Catherine Van Der Donckt

 

Produced by

Annette Clarke

Rohan Fernando

 

Featuring

Yolanda Mayo Garrido

Claribel Gonzalez T.

Gaspar Ramirez Segura

Mayte Segura Wong

Malena Doce Segura

Jesús Arévalo Marrero

 

Young Jorge

Giorgio S. de Erbiti Ramirez

 

Additional Cinematography

Tamara Segura

Justin Simms

Troy Maher

 

Location Sound Recording

Catherine Van Der Donckt

Yasser Canals Quintana

Mark Neary

 

Production Managers

Kenia Salas Laborde

Anabel Ramirez Hidalgo

Lynn Andrews

 

Production Assistants

Roxana Baster

Francis Will

 

Researchers

Deymi D’Atri

Tamara Segura

 

Foley

Stéphane Cadotte

 

Foley Recording

Geoffrey Mitchell

 

Musicians

Andrew Sisk, guitar and synthesizer

 

Cubandaluz Band

Mayte Segura, singer

Brian Rojas P., bass

Helen Amanda Del Rio, flute

Carlos Ledea Osorio, guitar

Miguel Angel Osorio, cajon

 

La Bayamesa

Arranged and performed by

Joel Davidson

 

Visual Archives

Noticiero ICAIC / Institut national de l’audiovisuel

Shutterstock.com

Pond5

NFB Archives

NASA

Tamara Segura

 

Production Supervisor

Roz Power

 

Technical Coordinators

Daniel Lord

Christopher Macintosh

 

Graphics and Title Design

Alain Ostiguy

 

Online Editor

Denis Pilon

 

Subtitles

Carolina Valencia

 

Digital editing technicians

Patrick Trahan

Pierre Dupont

Marie-Josée Gourde

 

Re-recording

Isabelle Lussier

 

Associate Producer

Kelly Davis

 

Studio Administrator

Leslie Anne Poyntz

 

Marketing Manager

Jamie Hammond

 

Publicist

Osas Eweka-Smith

 

Legal Counsel

Dominique Aubry

 

Executive Producers Quebec Atlantic Studio

Annette Clarke

John Christou

Rohan Fernando

 

In loving memory of Maria, Jorge and Cesar Segura

 

Special thanks

Francis Will

Antonio Portelles Cruz

Anne Frank

Michael Savoie

Zaira Zarza

Eliseo Altunaga

Julio Costantini

Beverly Calahan

Andrew St. John

Elisandra Mendez Corella

Hostal Brisas del Bar

Café Trovando

Mercedes Clarke (In Memoriam)

Linda Clarke

Lisa Clarke

Town of Gibara

Gonzalez Family

Karina Velazquez Torres

Jorge Gamez

Luis M. Escobar

Cristian Alejandro Matos Gomez

Maria Fernanda Reyes Hernandez

Sabrina A. de Erbiti Ramirez

The people of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Thank You

Ricardo Acosta

Pablo Alvarez Mesa

Heidi Haines

Peter Halley

Hannele Halm

Kathie Hicks

Meghan Hollett

Ariane Lorrain

Javier Martinez-Karandashov
Rosana Matecki

Shandi Mitchell

Jon Montes

Ariel Nasr

Wanda Nolan

Claude Periard

Isabella Salas

Spirit of Newfoundland

Glen Tilley

Michelle van Beusekom

Wiebke von Carolsfeld

Victoria Wells

Adrian Wills

 

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