The Northwest premiere of Oscar’s Cuba (Spanish and English with English subtitles). Screening and panel discussion of the acclaimed 2010 documentary film depicting political repression in Cuba and the survival, despite great adversity, of a human rights community on the island. The film’s focus is Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a doctor sentenced to a 25-year prison term for publicly denouncing human rights abuses by the Cuban government. Director Jordan Allott, who traveled to Cuba to record interviews with local dissidents and human rights activists, will be present to introduce the film and take questions. Admission is free.

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Hosted by the UW Center for Human Rights. Sponsored by the Give2Cuba Project of the Seattle International Foundation, in cooperation with the Seattle Latino Film Festival, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (UW) and the Simpson Center for the Humanities (UW).