Book Launch and Film Screening 11/13/15 San Francisco CA

Nov 11, 2015 by

Friday, November 13, 2015
Doors 7:00 pm, Program at 7:30 pm
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
518 Valencia Street, SF
***WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE***

Join us for a special dual book launching and film screening with Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt and Catherine Murphy – two important authors on revolutionary Cuba’s education and culture!

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt will present her new book To Defend The Revolution Is To Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy Of The Cuban Revolution – just published by PM Press.
 
Director and producer Catherine Murphy will screen a segment of Maestra, her documentary on women teachers in the forefront of the 1961 Literacy Campaign in Cuba. Murphy is also the co-author of A Year Without Sundays: Images From The Literacy Campaign In Cuba, published by Ediciones Aurelia and The Literacy Project.
 
Prefaced with opening remarks by Jack Hirschman, former Poet Laureate of San Francisco and recent participant in the Havana International Poetry Festival.
 
Suggested donation: $5-20 Sliding Scale. No one turned away for lack of funds. For more info, please call (510) 860-3516

 
Sponsored by The Center for Political Education, PM Press, The Literacy Project, Ediciones Aurelia, and The Turquino Project.

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