La Lucha (The Struggle)

8th August 2018 by Will Stewart

In 1962, Fidel Castro banned all professional (for profit) sports in Cuba. For Cuba’s top athletes this means a tough choice. Stay in Cuba, their home, or defect and follow their dreams. This is the story of two-time Olympic gold medalist Mario Kindelán Mesa.

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Directed by - Justin Henning
Executive Producer - Harry Calbom
Producer - Carlos Gómez
Producer - Reymel Delgado Rodriguez
Cinematographer - Justin Henning
Assistant Director - Jimmy Ochoa
Camera Assistant - Matt Louie
Sound - Elijah Lawson
Sound - Ariel Novo
Editor - Nick Pezzillo
Post Producer - David Guti Rosado
Colorist - Eric Rosen
Compositor - David Viau
Titles - Jonny Sikov



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