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Maestra

Maestra

Film Info

Short Documentary
Short Documentary
33 min
USA/Cuba

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Friday: 2:55 PM The Loft

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Director: Catherine Murphy
Producer: Catherine Murphy
Screenwriter: Eve Goldberg. Starring Diana Balboa, Norma Guillard and Gina Rey

Cuba, 1961: Thousands of teenage girls join the National Campaign for Literacy to help teach their country to read and write. Traveling to remote mountain regions, often against the will of their parents, they lived with their students for up to one year, teaching at night and on weekends. Over 700,000 illiterate adults learned to read and write that year. And the young teachers lives would never be the sameā€¦.



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