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Guillermo Cabrera

RST is celebrating 40 years of open hearts and fresh starts this year. In honor of our 40th anniversary, RST is looking back on the history of refugees and the contributions they have made to the world.

A one-time supporter of the Castro regime, Cabrera Infante went into exile to London in 1965. Guillermo Cabrera Infante was a novelist, short-story writer, film critic, and essayist who was the most prominent Cuban writer living in exile and the best-known spokesman against Fidel Castro’s regime. Cabrera Infante was the principal writer on the movie Vanishing Point, which came out on this day in 1971. He was one of the most important writers to come out of Cuba in the last Century.

Earlier Event: March 10
SIV Sips - Houston
Later Event: March 13
Komeeda Displaced Kitchens @ SXSW