Cuba, an African Odyssey

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Cuba, an African Odyssey

  • 2007
  • Directed By: Jihan El-Tahri
  • Documentary
  • 188 Minutes
  1. Sunday, November 10, 2013 3:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Cuba, An African Odyssey
From Che Guevara’s military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. Cuba, an African Odyssey is the previously untold story of Cuba’s support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War’s most vigorous contests over resources and ideology.


Screening sponsors include IU's African Studies Program, Department of History, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and IU Cinema. Special thanks to Cynthia Roberts and Marissa Moorman.