Photograph by Alex Harris

The Police Garrison Surrenders: BRUNO BICHIR, seen in the distance from the tank, plays Santa Clara’s Chief Police Colonel Rojas, at the moment before his surrender to Che’s forces. In real life Rojas was shot by a revolutionary firing squad on January 19th, 1959, an event documented in Life Magazine at the time.

  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