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Sons of Cuba

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Genres: Documentary


Under Fidel Castro's leadership, Cuba built and maintained one of the most successful international boxing programs in the world. By identifying and nurturing pugilistic talent in kids as young as 8 or 9, the country became a perennial favorite to win medals at every summer Olympiad. Sons of Cuba follows some of these kinds on their amazing journey towards the national under 12 tournament, traces how Castro's health issues affect them, and explains how some of the kids dream of defecting while others...more