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Rene Jordan Papers, circa 1970s-2000s | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Natalie Baur

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ID: CHC5319

Creator: Jordan, Rene (d. 2013)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Motion pictures

Languages: Spanish;Castilian, English

Abstract

The Rene Jordan papers contain manuscripts and clippings of film critiques by Cuban-born, New York City-based film critic Rene Jordan (d. 2013) published primarily in the Miami, Florida-based El Nuevo Herald.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Rene Jordan papers contain manuscripts and clippings of film critiques by Cuban-born, New York City-based film critic Rene Jordan (d. 2013) published primarily in the Miami, Florida-based El Nuevo Herald.

The majority of the collection consists of clippings of the final versions of film critiques the Jordan wrote for his column in the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald. Most of the reviews are written in Spanish. A small portion of the materials includes original typescript draft manuscripts of Jordan's film critiques.

Biographical Note

Rene Jordan (d. 2013) was a Cuban-born, New York City-based film critic. Jordan was born in Pinar del Río, Cuba and attended the Manuel Márquez Sterling School of Journalism in Havana, along with such notable classmates as Walfredo Piñera and Guillermo Cabrera Infante. As a professional writer in Cuba, Jordan published as a film critic for Excelsior and Bohemia in the 1950s. In 1962 Jordan left Cuba, settling in New York City where he began writing for publications such as Film Quarterly, The Village Voice, Films in Review, Cinema y film ideal. In 1976, Jordan began to write regularly in Spanish as a film critic for The Miami Herald, and later, El Nuevo Herald. Rene Jordan died in New York City on March 31, 2013 at age 85.

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of John L. Hochmann, June 2013.

Related Materials: ASM 0005 Agencia Latinoamericana Records

Preferred Citation: Rene Jordan Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

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