KID CHOCOLATE

SUNDAY, November 22. Talk at 6 pm. Film 7 pm. Nelson Mandela Auditorium – Fedex Global Education Center, UNC-CH. Chapel Hill, NC

Kid Chocolate

*Talk: Legacy of a Champion: Kid Chocolate and Sport as Nationalist Expression in Cuba by Enver Casimir, UNC-CH, History

KID CHOCOLATE, Gerardo Chijona (Cuba, 1987) 30 min.

In this documentary, Cuba’s first boxing world champion recounts some of his exploits in the rings of New York City and reflects on his experience as a sporting celebrity during the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Spanish with English subtitles

Q&A to follow