ELIADES OCHOA FROM CUBA TO THE WORLD Directors: Cynthia Biestek, Ruben Gomez Countries: Cuba/Mexico/France/USA, Running Time: 100 min The film is a portrait of a poor country musician playing on the streets of Eastern Cuba and striving to meet the challenge of spreading his beloved traditional music around the world, who eventually finds success as an original member of the famous Buena Vista Social Club.
Followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers Preceded by:
MORSE New York Premiere Director: Tom Bessoir Country: USA, Running Time: 3 min A brief animated history of Morse code from the first American Morse Code message transmitted in 1844 by Samuel Morse himself, to the last official use of International Morse Code by the French Navy in 1997.
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