Esther, a spunky octogenarian and Cuban refugee considers voting a hard-won, American privilege. After casting her vote, she reminds husband, Carlos, of “their views” on local elections. Carlos’ reaction is a hysterical and poignant civics lesson.
In 1964, Carmen’s father, a Cuban refugee, went to work at a steel manufacturing plant near Atlanta, Georgia. On the first day of work he was faced with two choices: a “white” bathroom and a “colored” bathroom. His solution is creative and humorous.