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Chosen Island

Directed by Yassel Iglesias

Cuba | 56 minutes | 2012

Spanish with English subtitles

Exploring both the history of Sephardim in Cuba and their indelible part of the country’s social fabric makes this a relevant documentary for South Florida Jewry. Through interviews with members of the Cuban Sephardic Jewish community, viewers experience the rediscovery and revival of Jewish life there and listen in as the film raises questions about faith, resilience, strength, and survival.
Director Yassel Iglesias
Countries of Production Cuba
Year of Presentation 2012
Language(s) Spanish with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 56 minutes
Principal Cast
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