Cuba: An African Odyssey presented by Congo in Harlem 4 followed by discussion with the director
Dir. Jihan El-Tahri, 2007. 118 min.
In English and French with English subtitles
From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. Cuba, an African Odyssey is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology.
Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Jihan El-Tahri
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York City, NY 10027