Photograph by Bill Bamberger

Campeche women awaiting the filming of a scene in which Che enters the town square of Santa Clara, Cuba. They are showing their support for the rebels by holding flags of the July 26th movement, commemorating Fidel’s July 26th 1953 failed attack on Batista’s Moncada army barracks in Santiago de Cuba. In 1955, the July 26th movement was reorganized in Mexico with a number of exiled Cuban revolutionaries along with the Argentine, Che Guevara as one of its members.

  1. Extras from Campeche, Mexico who play rebel soldiers fighting with Che Guevara in the battle of  Santa Clara.  At the end of each day on set, extras gathered to turn in their rifles and other gear – and to relax. Photograph by Alex Harris
  2. An extra from the Mexican town of Campeche plays a rebel soldier for Steven Soderbergh's CHE.  Photograph by Alex Harris.
  3. Othello Rensoli plays Pombo. Rensoli is awaiting his next scene while other actors playing rebel soldiers practice their assault on Batista’s forces holding the town square. In real life, Pombo also fought with Che to create a revolution in Bolivia in