As a follow-up to the Cuba Program’s 2/22/2021 conference on the environment and sustainability, the Cuba Program will present the documentary Cuba: Living Between Hurricanes which focuses on the impact of climate change on Cuban communities.
Michael Chanan is a filmmaker, writer and Emeritus Professor of Film & Video at Roehampton University, London. A large part of his work as both a writer and filmmaker has been focused on Latin American cinema, especially Cuban. He is the author of a history of Cuban cinema and has filmed in most Latin American countries since the 1980s. He is the director of Cuba: Living Between Hurricanes.
Jean Stubbs is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London and the Institute of the Americas, University College of London. She is also Professor Emerita of London Metropolitan University, where she directed the Caribbean Studies Center (2002-09). She is a member of the Academy of History of Cuba and past president of the Caribbean Studies Association (2002-03). She has published widely on Cuban agriculture, labor, gender, race and migration. She is the author of Tobacco on the Periphery: A Case Study of Cuban Labour History, 1860-1958. She is a co-producer of Cuba: Living Between Hurricanes.
This event will take place through Zoom. To register, click here.