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Glenn Gebhard’s “Cuba” Nominated for Emmy

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Gebhard,_GlennSFTV Professor Glenn Gebhard’s most recent documentary Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution, which aired nationally on PBS this year and was nominated for the 47th Annual Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards is available on Netflix June 1!

The film amends history by telling the story of a school teacher named Frank Pais and an architecture student named Jose Antonio Echeverria, who were both critical figures in the overthrow of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zaldiva. Although not as well-known as the historically famous Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, both men played important roles in Batista’s eventual overthrow.

The documentary was co-produced by WTIU Public Television from Indiana University, a PBS affiliate in Bloomington, Indiana, and the awards ceremony will take place June 18, 2016.

See the full list of Emmy nominations here.

Watch the trailer: