UNC professor’s documentary explores the causes of Puerto Rico’s deadly blackout

By Margaret Cullum

The documentary debuted at the Latin American Film Festival at Duke University. (Margaret Cullum / Carolina Connection).

In 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and led to one of the longest blackouts in history. The hurricane exposed underlying infrastructure problems that made the situation worse. A UNC professor and her son wanted to explore those issues. So they made a documentary, which is now being shown in the Triangle.

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