G-Star School of the Arts documentary teacher Victor Patrick Avarez's latest film, Revolution Rent, has garnered major accolades from the Hollywood Press. Centered on the groundbreaking musical RENT, Revolution Rent is about the first Broadway play produced in communist Cuba in over 50 years. Those familiar with the play's story will understand the impact and risk taken by Alvarez and company to put the production on in a totalitarian state.
Stills from Revolution Rent with Victor Patrick Avarez (center)
Neil Patrick Harris serves as Executive Producer in the film that details original Rent cast member Andy Señor Jr.’s efforts to stage a production of the Broadway hit in Cuba. The documentary, directed by Señor Jr. and Alvarez, also a producer and cinematographer, premiered on HBO on June 15. To see it for yourself, visit hbo.com/documentaries/revolution-rent.