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Cuba film screening

The cathedral in Havana, Cuba, is one of the stops presented by Martin Darrah in a film travelogue to be screened Jan. 19 by the Golden K Kiwanis Club.

A digital film travelogue with live narration, “Cuba: A Road Trip from Havana to Santiago de Cuba,” will be shown at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at Lewis and Clark Middle School.

The screening is presented by Martin Darrah and is sponsored by the Billings-Village Golden K Kiwanis Club. Tickets are $7. All the profits from the travelogue go to local service projects that benefit the youth of the community.

Long off-limits to U.S. citizens, Cuba — Havana especially — is the most tragically beautiful place in the Caribbean. On this road trip from Havana to Santiago de Cuba, filmmakers travel in a classic 1950s Buick across the island nation. In Havana’s old city, a walking tour takes viewers to intriguing and historical locations such as Plaza de Cathedral. The film also documents a trip to Pinar del Rio to sample cigars and see the tobacco fields.

Next are the beautiful beaches of Matanzas and the sugar plantations and colorful towns of Cienfuegos and Camaguey. Viewers will see the architectural gem of Trinidad, the Bay of Pigs, and the vibrant city of Santiago de Cuba.

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Contact Jaci Webb at 657-1359 or jwebb@billingsgazette.com

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