This special screening on the 9th of January was followed by our Q&A with director Kim Hopkins and was hosted by DocHouse's Sophie Brown.

Although fisherman Orlando struggles to make ends meet, he is content with his life in Cuba, with his young wife Mariela and their extended family and community. Mariela dreams of a better life; financial security and a more stable future, a hope that is driving many Cubans to risk their lives on dozens of attempts to escape by boat and arrive on American soil.