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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

JERONIMO: An Untold Tale of Koreans in Cuba

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Event Date

October 22nd 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

Event Description

KEI and the Council of Korean Americans (CKA) cordially invite you to the DC premier of Jeronimo: An Untold Tale of a Korean Cuban Revolutionary and discussion with Director Joseph Juhn. 

KEI and the Council of Korean Americans (CKA) cordially invite you to the DC premier of Jeronimo: An Untold Tale of a Korean Cuban Revolutionary and discussion with Director Joseph Juhn. 

Born in 1926 to Korean indentured servant parents in Cuba, Jeronimo joins the Cuban revolution and crosses paths with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, before turning to his Korean roots and identity. Nearly a century after the first Korean arrived in Cuba, Director Juhn retraces Jeronimo’s footsteps to bring you a story about longing, loss, and homecoming. 

Born in 1926 to Korean indentured servant parents in Cuba, Jeronimo joins the Cuban revolution and crosses paths with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, before turning to his Korean roots and identity. Nearly a century after the first Korean arrived in Cuba, Director Juhn retraces Jeronimo’s footsteps to bring you a story about longing, loss, and homecoming.