Screening of movie “El acompañante” (The Companion)
March 27 @ 6:30 pm
Venue:Barry University – Library 103
11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami Shores, FL 33161
At the end of the 1980s and during the 1990s, the Cuban government used to confine HIV patients to sanatoriums under military rule, allowing them a weekly pass to visit their families under the supervision of personal wardens called “companions”. The movie dives into some of the most obscured moments of Cuban history: the AIDS epidemic, the fighting in Africa and the pressure the government exerted over Cuban athletes. Screening will be presented and followed by Q&A session led by Dr. Laura Finley, associate professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University. Screening in Spanish with English subtitles. Discussion in English.
Nov. 13, 2018 – Mar. 24, 2019
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