The Power of the Weak

Film Premiere in Washington DC:
“THE POWER OF THE WEAK”

This documentary by German filmmaker Tobias Kriele, tells the story of Jorge, “Jorgito” Jérez, born in Cuba in 1993 during the special period with Cerebral Palsy. The movie shows how a society structured to support human development can make the disabled powerful. Provided with care from birth by Cuba’s health care and education system, Jorgito is now a self-sufficient, independent young journalist contributing to Cuban society. Tobias Kriele and Jorgito will be at the viewings in D.C.

Wednesday April 20 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Ward Building, Ward 2
Washington, DC 20016
Directions: Take the Red line to Tenleytown exit. Then take the American University blue shuttle (it’s free) to the Ward Circle Building Stop.

Thursday April 21 @ 4:00pm-6:00 pm
University of District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bldg 41, Room A-03
Washington, DC 20008