Cuba: Living Between Hurricanes

Focus on Sustainability in Cuba

Fri 19th November
CCA + Online

Michael Chanan / UK 2019 / Doc / N/C PG / 1hr10m

A film about the elements – hurricanes and rain, the sea and the earth

About Caibarién, a fishing port on the north coast of Cuba devastated by Hurricane Irma on 9th September 2017

About the effects of climate across the centuries on a Caribbean island sucked into global markets for its commodity crops – tobacco, coffee and sugar – and how sugar changed the landscape through deforestation and soil exhaustion

About the collapse of sugar and the encroachment of a new commodity market – tourism

About the growing threat from climate change and the move towards reforestation, ecotourism and sustainable farming.

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