|Calendar, 9/1-9/30; Cuban 5 prison paintings exhibit, reception, film||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Minnesota Cuba Committee (mncubagmail.com)|
|Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:47:58 -0700 (PDT)|
*"I will die the way I lived”* Exhibition of 15 paintings by Antonio Guerrero: One of the Cuban Five political prisoners in U.S. prisons September 1-30 M-F, 8am-6pm; Sat, Sun, 10am-2pm Pillsbury House 3501 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis “*All these images have one thing in common: they were memories of the unjust, and cruel treatment given to us since the very first day of our detention.”* *Opening Reception* *Thursday, September 12, 6-8pm* Marking the 15th anniversary of the arrests and imprisonment of the Cuban Five ** *Film Showing: The Cuban Wives* *Thursday, September 19, 7pm* Midwest premiere of the Italian-made documentary, *The Cuban Wives* by Italian director, Alberto Antonio Dandolo. Find out more about this award-winning film at http://www.thecubanwives.com. The Cuban Five are Cuban revolutionaries who were monitoring the terrorist activities of anti-Cuban exile groups in Miami. These groups had already carried out deadly attacks against Cuba and were continuing to plan more attacks. The Five were arrested by the FBI on September 12 1998, and were framed and convicted in a trial that one court called a “perfect storm” of prejudice. For more information: www.minnesotacubacommittee.org (612) 367-6134; Obsidianarts [at] gmail.com (612) 787-3644 Sponsors: Minnesota Cuba Committee, Obsidian Arts
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