Elian Archive

Documentary Review: ‘Elián’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes I was only a few years older than Elián González when he was rescued off the Florida coast. Almost all of what made his ordeal sensational escaped my understanding at the time: decades of tension between Cuba and America; the ...Read More

Watch ‘Elian’ Trailer Out May 12

The world thought it knew Elián González’s story: The 5-year-old boy who washed up on the Florida coast after a deadly crossing from Cuba who became the center of an extraordinary, never-before-experienced media firestorm and international custody battle, pitting family members against each other ...Read More