Here are some books in English with Dominican and related themes, plus a big
and highly detailed map of the Dominican Republic. These items can be
ordered and delivered to addresses in the USA, in
and in most countries of
America and the Caribbean.
The following novels and other works are by Dominican authors who write in
English. Some of them are also available in Spanish translations, along
with many other Dominican works that are available only in Spanish, which
you can find on the Spanish version of this
Luz De Un Cigarrillo
(Play, Kindle edition)
This work is in Dominican Spanish, but it will be useful for English
speakers who go to the play (which is presented with English
supertitles) and would like to follow along.
And see Kindle, the
revolutionary portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, newspapers,
magazines and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic paper display
that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.
Never was it so necessary to die to live in freedom.
The first historical drama in Dominican cinema.
A Dominican production of Kemasi
Films and Cheshire Kat Productions, 2010.
Luchy Estévez (Patria),
Sharlene Taulé (María Teresa),
Celinés Toribio (Dedé),
Dedé Mirabal (herself today),
Juan Fernández (Trujillo),
César Evora (Antonio de la Maza),
Claudette Lalí (Emilia Bencosme),
Carmen Brugal (Doña Chea),
Sergio Carlo (Manolo Tavárez),
Víctor Checo (Johnny Abbes),
Amaury Pérez (Leandro Guzmán),
Liche Ariza (Tomás Ovando),
Ada Aimee de la Cruz,
Miguel Ángel Martínez,
Laura García Godoy,
Co-Producers: Joan Giacinti, Michelle Rodríguez, and Giancarlo Chersich.
Available in Spanish with English subtitles and in English.
Filmed in the Dominican Republic.
Dominican films and movies about Dominicans in the USA (America).
Click on any DVD to read about the film and to see reviews.
Nueba Yol, Perico Ripiao, Sanky Panky,
and Negocios Son Negocios
are made in the Dominican Republic.
and Raising Victor Vargas,
are US independent
films about Dominican life in New York (Manhattan, Washington Heights).
In the Time of the Butterflies is a Hollywood adaption of the Julia
Álvarez novel about the Mirabal
Arabian Nights is a Technicolor Hollywood
classic from 1942 starring the legendary Dominican actress
Sugar is a 2009 Hollywood movie about a Dominican who comes to the
USA to play baseball.