Film Screening: The Power of Community, How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Monday Night Movie & Discussion | MLK Jr. Library, 901 G Street NW, Washington, DC (use Gallery Pl/Chinatown Metro Station | November 10th, 7-8:30PM

Watch and discuss “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.” When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time. (more…)

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