Today marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, and the BFC/A is honoring Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez.  Gomez made numerous short documentaries and newsreels for ICAIC, the Cuban national film institute, but is primarily known for her feature film De Cierta Manera (One Way or Another).

courtesy: afrocubaweb.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the list of films we will feature:

Monday, September 19 at 7:00 pm

De Cierta Manera (One Way or Another), dir: Sara Gómez, 1974

Location: Monroe County Public Library Auditorium

This screening is co-sponsored by CUBAmistad.

 

Friday, September 30 at 2:00 pm

A Selection of Documentary Shorts by Sara Gómez

Location: Black Film Center/Archive

 

Friday, October 7 at 2:00 pm

¿Donde està Sara Gómez? (Where is Sara Gómez), dir: Alessandra Müller, 2005

Location: Black Film Center/Archive

** All screenings are free and open to the public and will be followed by discussions.**

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