Film screening -José Martí: The Eye of the Canary + Q&A

Trailer on YouTube

Join us at 1pm August 25th at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton, London,  for a rare chance to see Fernando Perez’s lavish film about the life of famed Cuban revolutionary José Martí (1853-1895).

Perez focuses on Marti’s early years of as he experiences the many injustices perpetrated under Spanish colonial rule.

He re-invents the childhood and adolescence of Cuba’s 19th-century national hero, covering the years he lived in Cuba before being sent into exile for political sedition at the age of 17.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Steve Wilkinson, Founder of The International Journal for Cuban Studies and chariman of the IISC.

To book click HERE

An interview with the director about the film HERE

A Cuban blogger’s view of the film HERE