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Crossing Borders: a Cuban Returns

Tells the story of Dr. Magaly Lavendez, a professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, who was forced as a child to leave Cuba in 1962 and grew up in the U.S., but with a distinct Cuban identity. Here she returns in 1998 to her childhood neighborhood in Havana and reunites with relatives and old acquaintances in an attempt to resolve the lifelong crisis of her true cultural identity. [1998?] 49 min.

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