Are you prepared for a return to Guava Island? Donald Glover rolled out a collection of latest behind-the-scenes movies from the shoot for his Amazon Movies quick film on Thursday (July 4), together with a peek on the places in Cuba the place the movie was shot, a historical past of the musical traditions that impressed the mission and profiles of the Cuban dancers, actors and musicians who helped carry his imaginative and prescient to life.
“At its finest (or perhaps simply its most accessible), artwork is ingenuity. I had the pleasure of experiencing this spirit of ‘making what you must with what you have’ collaborating with Cuba’s proficient and considerable artists over the course of filming Guava Island,” Glover said in a statement. “The artist’s endeavor has at all times been the manifesting of an concept, then forcing a society to acknowledge, or perhaps simply query, its worth. These artists haven’t solely impressed me to look at what we worth on a day-to-day foundation, but in addition to maneuver with intention on the earth with the childlike ingenuity that Cuba appears to supply each second. I’m very proud to have the ability to share their tales with you.”
The film, directed by frequent collaborator Hiro Murai and written by Stephen Glover, starred the Infantile Gambino rapper, in addition to Rihanna, Nonso Anozie and Letitia Wright. The 5 movies can be found on a customized playlist on YouTube for the primary time.
Watch the movies under.