Cuban Documentary Yank Tanks

“As part of Dedham Reads 2018 – a fascinating documentary on the classic American cars rolling through the streets of Cuba.  Join us!”

We believe there is a lot of interest in Cuba’s fascination with old American cars.

Yank Tanks
This 2002 film of about 70 minutes in length by filmmaker David Schendel tells the story of the classic American cars that are still in use in Cuba today. Like a 1950s time warp, the proud owners drive the huge cars around the streets of Havana and look after them like precious pieces from a museum. This documentary is a must for lovers of classic cars and for those who want a glimpse of life in modern Cuba.