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April 1, 2022

The Forgotten History of Koreans in Cuba

The Forgotten History of Koreans in Cuba

The history of the Korean migration to Cuba was small by the number and forgotten. It was revived recently when Joseph John, a Korean American featured the film JERONIMO in 2019. The film explores the life of a Cuban of Korean-descent named Jeronimo Lim. Throughout the document we see Jeronimo's  attempt "to unveil a forgotten chapter in the history of Korean diaspora" Throughout the interview, John explain how and why the Koreans came to Cuba and offers information about various Korean-Cuban organizations form through Jeronimo Lim's efforts to create the first annual census of people with “Korean blood." If you are a Korean-Cuban or Cuban of Korean blood, tune in! 

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