1977 (79 min.) a film by Sara Gómez In Spanish with English subtitles.
7pm Monday September 19
Monroe County Public Library Auditorium
A love story combining elements of fiction and documentary, De Cierta Manera examines issues of sexism, racism, and class-based prejudices in early 1960s Cuba. It analyzes the successes and shortcomings of the Revolution and shows the difficulties of changing codes of conduct despite progressive policies. The director, Sara Gómez –first, black female Cuban director, died during the editing of the film, which was completed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Julio García Espinosa and Rigoberto López.
A trailer by Catherine Murphy “MAESTRA” will precede the film
Sponsors: CUBAmistad & The Black Film Archive