Cuba in Santa Monica
The Los Angeles Coalition in Solidarity with Cuba will screen “Cuba Mia,” on Friday, Dec 19, at 7 p.m. in Santa Monica.
Winner of over 14 film awards and distinctions, including the CINE Golden Eagle Award and the TELLY Gold Award, “Cuba Mia” captures the music of Cuba faithfully in this story of the talented and spirited musicians of Camerata Romeu, an all-women orchestra, that is especially notable for its th dazzling faces and fiery performances.
Conducted by Zenaida Romeu, the orchestra’s repertoire ranges from Cuban folk to Mozart,
Funny, angry, lyrical and moving. “Cuba Mia” takes audiences behind the scenes as ten dedicated musicians juggle a fierce rehearsal schedule, boyfriends, girlfriends, grandparents and children, offering a slice of Cuban life seldom seen beyond its borders,
“Cuba Mia” Spanish w/ English subtitles. 86 minutes,
RSVP: RachelJay@earthlink.net or call 310-451-2752 (first 30)
Home of Rachel Sene and Jay Johnson 601- 9th Street, Santa Monica.
$5 donation for The Cuban Five defense.