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Apr 14 2007 12:00 am

 ¡Salud! Premiered in New York April 14, 2007 as a featured film in the United Nations Film Festival held at The New School.

Find out what puts Cuba on the map in the quest for global health …

A timely examination of human values and the health issues that affect us all, ¡Salud! looks at the curious case of Cuba, a cash-strapped country with what the BBC calls ‘one of the world’s best health systems.’  From the shores of Africa to the Americas, !Salud! hits the road with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries, and explores the hearts and minds of international medical students in Cuba -- now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA.  Their stories plus testimony from experts around the world bring home the competing agendas that mark the battle for global health—and the complex realities confronting the movement to make healthcare everyone’s birth right.


United States

October 24-28, 2007

Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, California at the 10th United Nations Association Film Festival.

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November 8, 2007

Bay Area, California, USA

November 14, 2007

Washington, DC

The TransAfrica Forum presents ¡Salud! as part of the Africa World Vision Film Series. For more information, contact: Mwiza Munthali <>

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September 19-October 9, 2007

South Africa: PREMIERE at the Tri Continental Film Festival.

…in Johannesburg two nightsWednesday, September 19th 8:15pm             Rosebank Mall Cinema Nouveau (#3)

Saturday, September 22nd 8:15pm                 Rosebank Mall Cinema Nouveau (#3)

…in Cape Town two nights

Thursday, September 27th 8:00pm                 V&A Waterfront Cinema Nouveau (#4)

Saturday, September 29nd 8:30pm                 V&A Waterfront Cinema Nouveau (#5)

For more information and screenings in Durban and Pretoria, visit:

September 27-October 12, 2007

Vancouver, Canada at the 26th Vancouver International Film Festival.

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