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VCSC Cuba Solidarity Cultural Night & Film Showing!

Live Music & the Beautiful Cuban Film

>> JOSE MARTI: Eye of the Canary <<

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 at 7PM
Joe's Cafe (in Large North Hall)
1150 Commercial Dr (at William St)
Vancouver, Canada

* A Free Event! *

The evening will feature live music, poetry and screening of a beautiful & revolutionary Cuban film

  • FILM: “José Martí: The Eye of the Canary” (José Martí: El ojo del canario)
  • LIVE MUSIC: MX KATRACHO - Singing live Ranchera music from the soul of ‘Nuestra America’!
  • POETRY: Selected works by Jose Marti in English and Spanish!
  • RAFFLE: Win prizes like delicious Havana Club Rum!

 

About the film: “Little is known of the childhood and youth of the great 19th-century Cuban liberator, José Martí. This robust biopic imagines his early years. The son of a magistrate, the precocious Martí — “Pepe” to family and friends — takes an early interest in justice. Gradually he enters the nascent independence movement and, not yet 18…”

José Martí: The Eye of the Canary was awarded the Ariel for Best Latin American Film at the Mexican Academy Awards in 2011.

To view a clip from the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozDi0as6nb0

To view the event poster: http://www.vancubasolidarity.com/posters/160212-jose-marti-film.pdf

To join the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1202606539751300/

 

 
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