An Afro-Cuban story on film

An Afro-Cuban story on film
An Afro-Cuban story on film

An Afro-Cuban story on film

In Central Cuba, members of the Gangá-Longobá, a small Afro-Cuban ethnic group, have kept their unique heritage alive despite decades of “brutal enslavement, independence wars, and then the denying of all religions after the revolution.” They are descendants of Africans who were brought to Cuba as slaves. Their story is told in the film “They Are We.” Filmmaker Emma Christopher and Milos Stehlik, director of Facets Multimedia, join us to discuss their story. (Photo Courtesy of Unshackled Media)