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"Memories of Underdevelopment" (Cuba)

April 28, 2022

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) Film Series

THURS, APRIL 28 | 6:00PM | G64 Goldwin Smith Hall, Kaufmann Auditorium

Open to members of the Cornell community only.

Memories of Underdevelopment (Cuba), LACS Film Series

In the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs Invasion, Sergio (Sergio Corrieri), an affluent writer, chooses to stay behind in Cuba while his wife and family escape to neighboring Miami. Sergio is pessimistic about the revolution's promise to bring sweeping change to his country, and he squanders his days prowling the streets of Havana looking for female companionship. Trouble erupts when his fling with chaste Elena (Daysi Granados) nearly ruins him after her family accuses Sergio of rape.

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  • Development, Law, and Economics


  • International Development