Letter to My Father
Hear the letter Gabriela’s father wrote her when she left for your digital storytelling experience Cuba. Her family is Cuban and she visited Cuba for the first time on this program.
Preparing for the Storm
Student film makers Sasha and Juliana look at the impact of climate change and the eroding environmental protections of the United States on Cuba.
Two of Us
Student film maker Jay looks at photos and places his dad visited in Cuba in the 70’s and visits those same places to compare them.
Santiago Salazar takes us on a photographic journey through everyday life in Cuba.
Rice and Beans: Cuban Cuisine
Why is Cuban food the best? “We cook with love.” Isaac Bedford and Paul O’Mara show us a peek inside the food culture of Cuba, and their love of the most basic of all Cuban dishes.
Cuba: Being Human
Does our patriotism blind us? How will American influences affect Cuba, and will it be positive? Noelle Parker, Morgan Mongomery, and Dylan Lenze turn the camera’s eye upon the cultural effects of the end of the government-imposed embargo, over 50 years after it was imposed.
There’s nothing more American – and Cuban – than baseball. In this compelling look at the national sport which unifies Cold War rivals, student filmmakers Justin Ciccone, Michael Stokdyk and Joe Levin explore what it means to be a professional baseball athlete on the island and mainland America.
Love and Music
In Cuba, love and music are the same. Award-winning student travelers Ryan Finley, Sarah McAllister and Sophia Dienstag show the therapeutic beauty and artful resistance Cuban musical traditions offer people of all talents.
Embargo On Love
Multiple-award-winning filmmaker Lauren Rothman tells a story of harmony, family heartbreak and the hope for unity across the Florida straits dividing Cuba from its expatriate loved ones in the United States.