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It Happened in Havana Trailer

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Published on Sep 7, 2013

TV Premier - April 14th, 2016. 10:30 PM - Channel 13, NYC
http://www.ithappenedinhavana.com

He didn't speak Spanish. She didn't speak English. After 61 years of marriage he

was still on his honeymoon.

In Forest Hills, Queens, a couple sits on their living room couch as the husband

and wife each recount how they met in Cuba during the start of WWII.

In her cinematic debut, filmmaker Judy Schiller takes the viewer on two journeys:

her mother's, from Poland to Cuba, where she and her family were the only Jews

in their town; and her father's beginning on New York's Lower East Side, where

the street was the playground.

Equal parts romantic tale and history lesson, the film features poignant period

footage and priceless home movies. The accompanying soundtrack intertwines

Cuban and American music and enhances the couple's affectionate dialogue.

How did they stay married for the 61 years? See their daughter's tribute--and find

out.

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