Cuba sends team to Little League World Series for the first time
Cuba loves baseball, and Little League is very popular there. But Cuba’s never sent a team to the Little League World Series — until this year. The documentary “Little League Dreams” profiles Cuba’s top little leaguers as they prepare for the series in Pennsylvania and looks at the family hardships the young players have to contend with in the midst of a crushing economic crisis in Cuba.
Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes talks to Daniel Montero, one of the film’s directors.
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