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Screening of Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus (2017), by Carlos Gutiérrez

Event Date:

March 13 @ 6:30 pm

Venue:

Barry University – Library 103
11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami Shores, FL 33161

Organizer:

Beatriz Calvo-Pena
305-899-3410
bcalvo-pena@barry.edu

Program Description:

The film chronicles the clandestine exodus of more than 14,000 Cuban refugee children who arrived in the United States between December 1960 and October 1962 (the largest recorded child refugee movement in the Western Hemisphere), and the role that Msgr. Bryan O. Walsh and the Catholic Charities in 200 cities throughout 48 states played. Screening will be presented and followed by Q&A session led by Carmen Valdivia, executive producer of Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus and past president of Operation Pedro Pan Group, Inc.

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