Havana Curveball

Havana Curveball
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Marcia

We're back in Cuba, filming a new series. If you are curious, check out our production blog at: http://www.patchworksfilms.net/blog/. There are some fun stories and pix there.

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Havana Curveball is a story with a classic arc – a coming of age quest. And like the title metaphor of a curveball, the story looked like it was going one place but ended up somewhere else. Lots of discovery in the process.

The timing is obviously interesting with the US ...Read more

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