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Film Screening and Q&A: "Run Across Cuba"

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10050 Constellation Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Run Across Cuba follows Cuban-born professor and ultra-marathoner Alexis Garcia as he runs more than 1000 miles from the eastern most tip to the western most end of Cuba. Travel with Alexis as he runs 30 miles a day, covering the entire length of the country he fled more than 23 years ago on a kayak. This epic journey brings Alexis back to Cuba to film this intimate documentary about hope, freedom, overcoming obstacles and reconnecting with the people and the land of Cuba.

After the screening, stay for a Q&A with Alexis Garcia and the film’s director, his wife Marlene Guerra García.


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Alexis Garcia was born in Matanzas, Cuba. At age 31, Alexis made a decision to try to reach the United States by kayak on the open water. Fifty-five hours later, he was rescued by the Brothers to the Rescue organization and has lived in the United States ever since. Marlene Garcia is a first-generation Cuban born in the United States. Her parents fled political persecution and left the island in 1961.

Alexis and Marlene are both educators with a combined 60 years of service to the public school system. After meeting in 2003, they joined their love for ultra-running and adventure with their pursuit of goals that benefit kids in the United States and abroad. In 2015, their interests came full-circle when they decided to complete the ultimate ultra-run: a thousand-mile run across the length of the island of Cuba. The resulting documentary, Run Across Cuba, follows Alexis’ footsteps from Punta de Maisi to Cabo de San Antonio and includes interviews with dozens of Cubans who Marlene met along the journey.


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Pre-sale ticketing ends on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at 6pm. All ticket sales are final unless there is a waitlist, in which case refunds will be honored in the order they are received (with a minimum of 36 hours notice prior to event start, submitted via the appriopriate Eventbrite refund request form).

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