Improper Conduct

Mauvaise Conduite or Improper Conduct is a 1984 documentary film directed by Néstor Almendros and Orlando Jiménez Leal. The documentary interviews Cuban refugees to explore the Cuban government's imprisonment of homosexuals,[1] political dissidents, and Jehovah's Witnesses into forced-labor camps under its policy of Military Units to Aid Production (UMAP).[2] The documentary was produced with the support of French television Antenne 2 and won the Best Documentary Audience Award at the 1984 San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.[3][4]

Mauvaise Conduite
Directed byNéstor Almendros
Orlando Jiménez Leal
Written byNestor Almendros
Produced byBarbet Schroeder
Margaret Ménégoz
Michel Thoulouze
Release date
  • 1984 (1984)
Running time
112 min.
LanguagesFrench, Spanish

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (11 April 1984). "IMPROPER CONDUCT,' EXILES INDICT CASTRO REGIME". New York Times. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  2. ^ David Denby New York Magazine, 23 July 1984, p. 54, at Google Books
  3. ^ Joseph A. Massad Islam in Liberalism, p. 22, at Google Books
  4. ^ Scott L. Baugh Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends (2012), p. 8, at Google Books

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