Cuba: Deaf Dressmaker

Cuba: Deaf Dressmaker

Ana, a Deaf dressmaker, shares her experience with the old woodworking days before limited oil painting resources. She changed her skills from woodworking to dressmaking for more than 26 years. See why she prefers 100+ years old American Singer machine over the new sewing machines. (captioned)A full

Cuba: Deaf Artists

Cuba: Deaf Artists

Joel meets two Deaf artists at one of the busiest plazas in Old Havana. Yvette has sewing talents and surprised Joel that she learned to crochet as of her new talents one year ago. Lazaro shows his freedom of creativity in his drawings. Let’s check out and see their beautiful work. (captioned)A full

Cuba: Deaf Apartment

Cuba: Deaf Apartment

Joel visits the apartment complex being built by Deaf people. The Cuban government gave them the land on Deaf people’s condition. They built the apartment within two years. Joel meets Deaf maintenance staff with their excellent talents. They even have their own small farm growing some vegetables and

Cuba: Food Marketplace

Cuba: Food Marketplace

Joel joins with Deaf Cubans doing their grocery trip and sees how they shop food every day. One of them shares about hard to budget a small amount of money for food, water, electricity, and other things. They also share about their ration food cards. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is av

Cuba: Deaf Family Experience

Cuba: Deaf Family Experience

Joel joins with a Deaf family in Havana, Cuba doing their daily routines. He has learned something about limited bread available in their neighborhood. They take Joel out to the beach for spearfishing and unexpected situation with their 1950’s old car. Deaf mother shares with Joel about limited comm

Cuba: Deaf Dental Nurse

Cuba: Deaf Dental Nurse

Yamila, a Deaf dental nurse shares her journey in the dentist field. She wishes that she could learn sign language since Cuba allowed Deaf children to learn sign language in the 1990s. Joel has witnessed the limited supply in their office but they still are able to provide the care for their patient

Cuba: Deaf Peanut Vendor

Cuba: Deaf Peanut Vendor

Nivaldo, a Deaf peanut vendor is selling the paper cone with peanut on the busy street nearby the National Capitol Building. Joel joins with him to learn how to roast peanuts and pack them into lots of paper cones before selling them to the customers. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is a

Cuba: Deaf Coconut Vendor

Cuba: Deaf Coconut Vendor

Joel walks around the local market and meets a Deaf coconut vendor, Axel. Axel knows how to entertain the customers before they purchase their coconut drinks. Join Axel and Joel with his sense of humor. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is available here.

Cuba: Deaf Cigar Makers

Cuba: Deaf Cigar Makers

Joel meets two Deaf cigar makers at the famous cigar factory in Havana, Cuba. Ruslan and Madelyn explain to Joel how all employees are making the cigars by hand. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is available here.

Deaf People in Havana (English)

Deaf People in Havana (English)

WATCH THE SPANISH VERSION HEREJoel takes you on his eight-day long adventure in and around Havana, Cuba and explores the beauty of its culture, from the colorful classic cars and architecture to the clear blue sea and delicious seafood to the factory where the famous Cuban cigars are made. Joel meet

Deaf People in Havana (Spanish)

Deaf People in Havana (Spanish)

WATCH THE ENGLISH VERSION HEREJoel te lleva a sus ocho días de aventura alrededor de La Habana, Cuba. Explorando la belleza de su cultura, desde los coloridos coches clásicos y la arquitectura hasta el mar azul claro y delicioso marisco incluso la fabrica donde son hechos los famosos puros Cubanos.

Joel’s Adventure in Havana

Joel’s Adventure in Havana

From the beauty of classic cars and architecture to the captivating culture and people, Joel Barish described his eight-day long adventure in and around Havana, Cuba in his vlog, which is the first of more videos and pictures soon to come in the following weeks. (captioned)