STK-ID 41720

POINT OF VIEW SHOT from vehicle driving by crowd along roadside awaiting motorcade of East German president Erich Honecker on official visit, en route to airport (0:47). CS of large poster of Honecker, TILT DOWN to various shots of television and film crew getting ready at airport (0:43). MS of soldier holding Cuban flag (0:07). Ms of airplane ready for departure of president, PAN to LS of crowd bearing flags and photographs and reporters (0:24). Various shots of Fidel Castro and Erich Honecker attending departure ceremony, Honecker climbing stairs of plane, saluting crowd, plane taxiing away (3:12). LAS of Cuban and East German flags on flagstaffs, TILT DOWN to shots of crowd dispersing, FOLLOW SHOT of Castro leaving (0:46).


Excerpt from
Waiting for Fidel
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486