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Shoot Down

  • Release Date: Jan 25, 2008
  • Rated: brief strong language
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Cristina Khuly

Synopsis

On February 24, 1996 the unthinkable occurred: The Cuban government shot down two American planes flying in international airspace in search of Cubans fleeing their country on dilapidated rafts. This event led to the death of four American citizens, reopening old wounds between the United States and Cuba, and exposing a climate of political repression, treason and tragedy. The documentary recounts the deadly events of that day, using actual radar tracks and FBI radio intercepts. The film also depicts the...more

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