Event Details: SARA GOMEZ: AN AFRO-CUBAN FILMMAKER
The Office of the Vice
President for Diversity and Community Affairs
and The African Diaspora International Film Festival
invite you to the
AFRICAN DIASPORA TC CINE-CLUB
WHEN: FRIDAY, MARCH 29
WHERE: Room 263 Macy
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 @ 6PM
SARA GOMEZ: AN AFRO-CUBAN FILMMAKER
Not much is known about Afro-Latina filmmakers. Sara Gomez the Afro-Cuban filmmaker was one of the pioneers.
Alessandra Muller's portray of Sara Gomez in Sara Gomez: An Afro- Cuban Filmmaker is a rich, multilayered documentary about one of the most important Afro-Latina filmmakers.
The documentary shows segments of some of Sara Gomez's films including Guanabacoa: Crónica de mi familia and her landmark film De Cierta Manera and explores how and why she was so interested in exploring the life of women, the Afro-Cuban and of the marginal in revolutionary Cuba.
In addition to archival footage of her works, the documentary features interviews with Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando, poet Tomas Gutierrez, her children, her husband Germinal Hernandez, cast members of her film De Cierta Manera, and other colleagues, friends and family members.
DVDs of films from Africa and the African Diaspora will be on sale at the venue. $15 per DVD; $25 for 2 DVD; $35 for three DVD and $10 for each additional DVD.
Location: 263 Macy Hall
Date & Time: 3/29/2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Contact: Jolene Lane
Contact Phone: x8410