Voices From Mariel Featured in Centro Tampa

[ TAMPA] For Myriam Silva-Warren CENTRO Tampa Todo empezo hace 33 anos en abril de 1980 cuando 10,000 cubanos irrumpieron en la Embajada del Peru, en La Habana solicitando asilo. Todo con el fin de abandonar la isla para buscar la libertad. No solo los que estaban en la embajada salieron, miles tarn­bien lo dejaron todo y fueron embarcados a traves del Puer­to...

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PSC Presents “Voices from Mariel” And Filmmaker Jose Garcia April 12

Dr. Jose Garcia will be featured on an upcoming edition of Pensacola State’s Annual Film & Discussion Series in April. Pensacola State College’s Black History/Multicultural Committee and the Cuban American Association present the movie, “Voices From Mariel,” followed by guest speaker Jose Garcia, a survivor of the Mariel Boatlift and the...

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University of Tampa Lectures

On November 7, 2013, Dr. Jose Garcia will be presenting two lectures to students and faculty of the University of Tampa. In these lectures, Dr. Garcia will discuss the events and political environment in Cuba that led to the boatlift as well as provide a first-hand account of the immigrant experience in the U.S. from the perspective of a participant of the 1980 Mariel...

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Madrid International Film Festival

Voices From Mariel has been selected for the Madrid International Film Festival. The festival is held July 1 – 6, 2013. Voices From Mariel has been nominated for awards in two categories: Best Editing of a Feature Documentary and Best Feature Documentary. The film’s creator, Dr. Jose Garcia, will be in attendance. About the Madrid International Film...

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VFM on Nat Geo Mundo

Voices From Mariel will have its television premiere in Spanish on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. and will re-air at the same time on April 11. It will be shown on Fox’s Nat Geo Mundo network. Channels are Direct TV (435), Verizon Fios (1564), Cox (419), Dish Network (861). The film was edited from its original format to fit one-hour programming and will...

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What People Are Saying

  “Thank you Dr. Garcia and your team for this great job. I enjoyed watching the film in Lakeland with my 10-year-old son who can understand better now why I left the country I love so much.” – Yuny Torres   “To all my Cuban friends and relatives, it doesn’t matter whether you were part of the Mariel flotilla or not, if you are...

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