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Cuba in Contemporary Film

Maestra

Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Building: Jones Hall in Room 102
Location: uptown campus

Maestra Catherine Murphy USA/Cuba. 2011. 34 min. Spanish with English subtitles Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under 18 years old. Over half were women.  Maestra explores this story through the personal testimonies of the young women who went out to teach literacy in rural communities across the island - and found themselves deeply transformed in the process. 

Sponsored by: Cuban and Caribbean Studies InstituteStone Center for Latin American Studies

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required

For more information contact Bianka Ballina via email to bballin@tulane.edu






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