Above: Female troops were crucial at the battle of Cuito Caval in Angola against apartheid forces
Saturday 31 January 2pm-4.30pm
BFI Southbank (near Royal Festival Hall) Belvedere Road SE1
Tube: Waterloo.Tickets ₤5, best to book early Phone 0207 928 3232 www.bfi.org.uk/southbank
Previously sold out.
From the assassination of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo to the fall of apartheid in SouthAfrica, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. This extraordinary film uses rare archive footage, revelatory interviews and contributions from African film-makers to explore
the crucial role that Cuba played in African independence .This is an essential film for anyone serious about history