JERONIMO: The Untold Tales of Koreans in Cuba

Wednesday, January 15 | 4:00-7:00 pm

Royce Hall 314


Born in 1926 to Korean indentured servant parents in Cuba, Jeronimo joins the Cuban revolution and crosses paths with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, before turning to his Korean roots and identity. More than 80 years after the first Korean arrived in Cuba, Director Juhn retraces Jeronimo's footsteps in this documentary to bring you a story about longing, loss, and homecoming.

Screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion with director Joseph Juhn. Organized by Center for Korean Studies. Co-sponsored by UCLA Asian American Studies Center, UCLA Center for Mexican Studies, UCLA Program on Caribbean Studies.

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