Andrew Lang

SONS OF CUBA

In Havana’s Boxing Academy, which is also a boarding school, 9-year-old boys are trained to become boxers. Boxing being Cuba’s national sport means hope for a better future for many of the kids. The children get prepared for the Cuban National Championships for Under-12’s in a hard training regime and under strict surveillance. You can see fear and sadness in their eyes, but at the same time they are proud to be among Fidel Castro’s white hopes.
 

Cuba/GB 2009
Regie: Andrew Lang
88 min, digiBeta, Farbe, OF mit engl. UT
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