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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.
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.