[act-ma] 5/14 Cuban film @ Coolidge Corner

david sangurima sangu at igc.org
Tue May 8 21:54:52 PDT 2007



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> From: Neida Jimenez <njimenez at igc.org>
> Date: May 8, 2007 11:26:09 PM EDT
> To: sangu at igc.org
> Subject: Posting for Act MA - Cuba Film @ Coolidge Corner
> Reply-To: Neida Jimenez <njimenez at igc.org>
>
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> Cuba Film and Discussion - ¡SALUD!
>
> Cuba Film and Discussion - ¡SALUD!
> Mon, May 14 @ 7:00 & 9:00 pm
>
> $5 at the door
>
> This remarkable documentary film by Academy Award nominee Connie  
> Field reveals the human dimension of the worldwide health crisis  
> and examines the remarkable case of Cuba, a cash-strapped country  
> with what BBC calls “one of the world’s best health systems”.  
> Beautifully filmed in Cuba, South Africa, The Gambia, Honduras, and  
> Venezuela, ¡Salud! accompanies some of the 28,000 Cuban health  
> professionals - now serving in 68 countries - through their  
> personal stories.
>
> It offers a glimpse into the Latin American Medical School (ELAM)  
> in Havana, now the largest medical school in the world, where  
> 30,000 low income students from 27 countries – including nearly 100  
> from the USA – receive free medical education in exchange for  
> pledging to return to their countries to help build health care  
> systems for the poor.
>
> Sponsored by the Newton-Cuba Solidarity Group and the July 26th  
> Committee. For more information, call 617.916.2265

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