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The Women of Cuba's National Literacy Campaign

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James

One of the most inspiring stories in Cuban history.

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Catherine Murphy

I made this film after meeting some of the protagonists and being incredibly moved by their stories. They did an enormous thing - teaching thousands of illiterate adults how to read and write. Their stories helped me think about the whole world differently. It says that each one of has ...Read more

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John

Masterful work about a societal transformation in 1961 Cuba that speaks to us today. The tight focus that Murphy brings to this documentary short allows her to hone in on the emotional center of her story: that moment — repeated again and again across the countryside — when, after so many ...Read more