Cuba, 1961. In the wake of the Revolution, one hundred thousand young people joined the National Campaign for Literacy, over half of them young women and girls. They taught their country to read and write—and were deeply transformed in the process.

Teacher (2013)


Cuba, USA


Spanish, with English subtitles


GA (PG Advised)


Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy is a San Francisco-based filmmaker, who has spent much of the last 15 years working in Latin America. As an independent producer, Murphy’s work has focused on social documentaries. Teacher (2013) is her directing debut.

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