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Jeronimo: An Untold Tale of a Korean Cuban Revolutionary

Jeronimo: An Untold Tale of a Korean Cuban Revolutionary

"Jeronimo," directed by Joseph Juhn, screens on January 15.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

314 Royce Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles,

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. Nearly a century after the first Korean arrival in Cuba, Director Juhn retraces Jeronimo's footsteps to bring you a story about longing, loss, homecoming.

 

There will also be a Q&A session with director Joseph Juhn.



Sponsor(s): Program on Caribbean Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Center for Mexican Studies, Asian American Studies Center

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