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The Last Rafter

El Ultimo Balsero

Directed by Carlos R Betancourt, Oscar Ernesto Ortega

Cast: Chaz Mena, Cristina García, Hector Medina, Nestor Jiménez

Followed by a Q&A with Solo Ruiz

In this powerful and strikingly timely coming-of-age story, America’s first undocumented Cuban immigrant searches for his father while unraveling a past of intolerance and hate that haunts him.

After risking his life crossing the Florida Straits on a raft, a young Cuban searches Miami for his long-absent father. When a political shift makes him America’s first Cuban undocumented immigrant, he must battle the new and bigger fear of deportation, while trying to find a place where he truly belongs.

Dates & Times



Tue, Sep 15
9:00 pm