Released: 21 May 2008

Country: Spain, Germany, France, United States

Director: Steven Soderbergh  

Lead Actor: Benicio del Toro  


Hot on the heels of The Interpreter, the director Steven Soderbergh recreated Ernesto (Che) Guevara’s 1964 speech to the General Assembly in his biographical film Che.  Much attention to detail was paid to Benicio Del Toro’s portrayal to ensure the scene’s historical accuracy of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara Marxist Argentinian revolutionary.

CCOI’s Role:

CCOI facilitated on-location filming

Related UN Issues:

Sustainable Development Goals #10 (Reduced Inequalities), and #16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions)

News Coverage:

[New Yorker]Che's Way 

[The Guardian] Che: Part One